Allison Cohen Hall
Pushing the Integrated Employment Agenda: A Case Study of Iowa’s High-Performing Employment System
Charting the LifeCourse via a Social Media Strategy
This video presentation shares findings from a Facebook intervention that used Charting the LifeCourse (CtLC) materials with families of youth with IDD, age 12-18. Presenters share how the intervention impacted families’ attitudes, expectations, and activities that can lay the groundwork for effective transition planning.
Key Findings and Lessons Learned from Research on Integrated Employment for individuals with IDD
Our Stories - Young Adults, Work, and Personal Experience During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This archived webinar from May, 2020 features the stories of self-advocates employed to conduct research on transition practices.
Pushing the Integrated Employment Agenda: A Case Study of Oklahoma’s High-Performing Employment System
Read this brief to learn about the factors that contribute to the effectiveness of Oklahoma’s success in achieving integrated employment outcomes for individuals with IDD across three state systems: IDD, vocational rehabilitation (VR), and education.
What is Self-Employment?
Pushing the Integrated Employment Agenda: A Case Study of Maryland's High-Performing Employment System
This brief provides a summary of how the Department of Education, the Department of Rehabilitative Services (MD's VR agency), and the Developmental Disabilities Administration (MD's IDD agency) reflect the elements of the High Performing States model.
44 Series - What does choice really mean when we talk about employment?
Watch the recorded video here. The 44 series is an ongoing series of webinars (each about 44 minutes long, hence the name!) that address various topics related to integrated employment for individuals with IDD. In this edition to the series, originally presented on 11/27/18, speaker Liz Weintraub discussed issue of choice and self-direction in the job search process. She focused on challenges, risk, and empowerment for job seekers with disabilities.
Building an Evidence-Based, Holistic Approach to Advancing Integrated Employment
Since the introduction of supported employment in the Developmental Disabilities Act of 1984 and the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1986, there has been continued development and refinement of best practices in employment services and supports.