This data note summarizes the findings from the National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018. Overall, the findings suggest that across data sources, people with IDD experience greater levels of unemployment, underemployment, low wages, and poverty compared to those without disabilities.
The success of job seekers with disabilities in achieving their employment goals depends in large part on the quality of employment supports that they receive from employment consultants. This article describes a study testing the effectiveness of data-enabled performance feedback to assist employment consultants in implementing standards of effective employment supports.
This report describes the employment and economic outcomes for individuals with and without intellectual disabilities in 2017. Results are summarized for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. These data are divided according to race, ethnicity, and gender and are drawn from the American Community Survey, the Rehabilitation Services Administration 911, and the National Core Indicators.
This DataNote explores the effects of a WIOA provision on people with intellectual disabilities (ID) who exited the VR program during program year 2018 (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019).
This brief describes a model of employment supports centered around achieving quality job matches based on 5 key elements: building trust, getting to know job seekers, support planning, finding jobs, and support after hire.
This brief offers tips about building trust with job seekers as a first step toward finding the optimal job match .
This brief outlines effective practices for getting to know job seekers.
This brief offers tips about addressing a job seeker’s support needs to increase job retention and career advancement .
This brief offers tips about finding tasks and jobs for career seekers with disabilities.
Employment support doesn’t end when a job seeker finds work. This brief shares strategies for supporting an individual after hire.