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Employer Perspectives on Disability Inclusion

Audio Version – 4 minute listen Research SummaryAt-a-GlanceFewer than one in five people with a disability receive accommodations in the workplace, and many people with disabilities are unprepared to disclose …

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Adopting Person-Centered Practices: A Case Study

Audio Version – 3-Minute Listen Research SummaryAt-a-GlancePerson-centered practices can play a key role in helping people with disabilities make informed choices about working and create goals to meet their employment …

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Hiring Individuals with ASD: Employers’ Perspectives

Audio Version – 3-Minute Listen Research SummaryAt-a-GlanceTo learn employers’ perspectives on hiring individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), researchers surveyed and interviewed employers in a variety of industries who participated …

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The Elephant in the Room: Poverty, Disability, and Employment

Audio Version – 4-Minute Listen Research SummaryAt-a-GlanceResearch has shown that adults with even severe disabilities are often able to have successful careers and be self-sufficient. But, many of these people …

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The Benefits of Employing People with a Mental Health Disability

Audio Version – 3-Minute Listen   Research SummaryAt-a-GlanceVocational rehabilitation counselors who present factual information to employers serve as advocates for job seekers with mental health disabilities. The employment of people …

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JobTIPS: Helping Youth with ASD Transition to Employment

Audio Version – 3-Minute Listen Research SummaryAt-a-GlanceYouth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are at a higher risk for unemployment or under-employment after high school than many youth with other types …

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Substance Abuse Counselors Identify Barriers to Treatment

Audio Version – 5-Minute Listen Research SummaryAt-a-GlanceKentucky substance abuse counselors identified lack of funding, transportation, bureaucracy, and lack of interagency cooperation as the four key barriers to successful client outcomes …

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Vocational Rehabilitation Strategies to Enhance Early Career Development for Young People with Disabilities

Audio Version – 5-Minute Listen Research SummaryAt-a-GlanceThe choices young people make in their late teens and early twenties impact their earning potential and work opportunities for the rest of their …

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SSDI and SSI Beneficiaries with Mental Illness Benefit from Evidence-Based Supported Employment

Audio Version – 4-Minute Listen Research SummaryAt-a-GlanceThe goal of this study was to learn if Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries with mental illness benefited …