The COVID-19 pandemic precipitated a national economic slowdown leading to millions of American workers being temporarily furloughed or losing their jobs. This Data Notes compares the change in employment of individuals with and without disabilities between February 2020 and three successive months.
In this data note, researchers explore the prevalence of people with disabilities within occupational groupings by utilizing the occupational classification system within the American Community Survey (2018).
This brief summarizes data collected from key informants in Iowa about the state’s efforts to support integrated employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
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.
The Institute for Community Inclusion’s Employment Services Team worked to provide high-quality remote supports to individuals impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak in innovative and creative ways.
Seeking Equality, Empowerment and Community (SEEC), a Maryland-based provider, has implemented a broad online curriculum as a response to the Covid-19 outbreak called Stay At Home to assist clients to engage in their community and workplace.
This promising practice outlines how the Institute for Community Inclusion’s Employment Services Team (EST) has been able to leverage natural supports for essential workers during the Covid-19 outbreak. The EST’s core strategy of cultivating of natural supports at the time of job placement has enabled staff to continue to easily provide any necessary supplemental support remotely.
TURN Community Services, a service provider in Utah, developed strategies to support individuals who received employment supports and remained on the job during Utah’s Stay At Home, Stay Safe directive period and during the state’s reopening phases.
This brief applies the Four Guideposts for Community Life Engagement to identifying virtual opportunities for interaction and engagement and supporting people with IDD to access such opportunities.