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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

Interagency Agreement

This is an interagency agreement to coordinate services provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and Department of Health Services to students with disabilities transitioning from high school and adults with disabilities who have expectations

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Posted in Interagency collaboration and partnership, Memorandums of Understanding

Summary: Needs Assessment Report

Research brief summarizes findings and recommendations of a study of the training, technical assistance, and resource needs of Wisconsin stakeholders  (service providers, schools, individuals with disabilities and their families) relative to achieving integrated employment for people with disabilities in Wisconsin.

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Posted in Research and evaluation reports, Training and technical assistance

Employment and Post-Secondary Educational Activities for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders During the Transition to Adulthood

This report describes the post-high school educational and occupational activities of 66 young adults with autism spectrum disorders who had recently exited the secondary school system. Analyses indicated low rates of employment in the community, with the majority of young

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Posted in Employment outcome data, Post-secondary Education, Research and evaluation reports, Service planning and coordination, Services and service innovations

Promising Practices by State Agencies: Training and Technical Assistance

This website includes summaries of formal training programs supported by state agencies to help increase the use of innovative techniques for supporting the employment of individuals with ID/DD.  Summaries include descriptive information on training and technical assistance programs, contexts of

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Posted in Interagency collaboration and partnership, Professional development for support staff, Training and technical assistance
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