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Memorandum of Understanding Between California Department of Rehabilitation, California Department of Developmental Services, and California Department of Education

2014. Memorandum of Understanding Between California Department of Rehabilitation, California Department of Developmental Services, and California Department of Education Link to resource

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Trends in Employment Outcomes of Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This report consists of tables displaying recent annual employment and economic outcomes for young adults with intellectual disability for each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C..  The report features data from three sources:  the American Community Survey (ACS) based

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Posted in Employment outcome data, National level resources, Research and evaluation reports

A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities, Blueprint for Governors

This report results from the initiative of Delaware Governor Jack Markell to focus on the roles state government and business can play in improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  Preparing youth with disabilities for careers that use their full

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Posted in Career preparation and work-based learning, Post-secondary Education, Services and service innovations, Transition planning in schools

Promising Practices in Transition: Results of Multi-Year, Multi-Site Study

This archived webinar describes a longitudinal multisite evaluation of the Bridges Program, a highly standardized and manualized program providing career counseling and paid supported employment during the last year of high school to youth with disabilities electing the program.  Sample

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Posted in Employment outcome data, Research and evaluation reports, Services and service innovations, Transition planning in schools

Request for Waiver of Statewideness

This is a request for a waiver of statewideness for interagency agreements entered into by the California Department of Rehabilitation with local education authorities, counties, post-secondary (PSE) institutions, and non-profit agencies to provide employment services to eligible secondary and PSE

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Influence of Least Restrictive Environment and Community Based Training on Integrated Employment Outcomes for Transitioning Students with Severe Disabilities

Study looks at employment outcomes of students with severe disabilities, aged 21 and 22, transitioning from high school without diplomas.  Students who had been in school settings (college campuses) providing integration with similar age typical peers and students who had

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Providing Supports to Youth with Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood: Case Descriptions from the Youth Transition Demonstration

Article describes three Social Security Administration-initiated Youth Transition Demonstration (YTD) projects that include individualized work-based experiences, youth empowerment, family supports, system linkages, social and health services, SSA work incentive waivers, and benefits counseling. Citation: Luecking, R. G., and Wittenburg, D.

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Posted in Career preparation and work-based learning, Family Involvement, Interagency collaboration and partnership, Service planning and coordination, Services and service innovations, Transition planning in schools, Youth development and leadership

A Review and Discussion of a Model for Seamless Transition to Adulthood

The Transition Service Integration Model integrates the resources of public schools and rehabilitation and developmental disability systems. Schools and private non-profit agencies work together to develop employment and inclusive community activities during students’ last school year. Rehabilitation and developmental disability

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An Examination of Transition Planning and Services for Secondary Students in Special Education in the San Diego Unified School District

Examines quality of transition planning for high school students with disabilities in San Diego Unified School District.  Of 1,257 cases, not one had Individual Transition Plans (ITPs) and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) that met the requirements of federal Indicator 13.  

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The Social Security Administration’s Youth Transition Demonstration Projects: Implementation Lessons from the Original Projects

Describes the implementation experiences of seven Youth Transition Demonstration projects for improving education and employment outcomes for youth and young adults with disabilities.  Provides lessons for policymakers and program operators in the design and implementation of employment programs for youth

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Posted in Cross agency funding, Funding mechanisms, Interagency collaboration and partnership, Performance measurement and data management, Research and evaluation reports, Service planning and coordination
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