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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

Center for Family Involvement

The Center for Family Involvement partners with the Virginia Transition Forum and the Virginia Department of Education to hold annual parent summits for parents of students with disabilities of transition age.  Center for Family Involvement staff serve as representatives to

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Center for Self-Advocacy Leadership – Youth Information, Training and Resources

The Center for Self-Advocacy Leadership provides information, training and resources to increase the self-advocacy and leadership skills of youth and young adults with disabilities ages 13 through 30. Citation: Virginia Commonwealth University Partnership for People with Disabilities. “Center for Self-Advocacy

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Posted in Services and service innovations, Youth development and leadership

ACE-IT in College

Website for Virginia Commonwealth University Partnership for People with Disabilities ACE-IT in College program.  This program, with federal funding, supports students 18 – 26 with ID/DD in a 30-month inclusive individualized college experience based on individual career and life paths. 

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