Access to Integrated Employment
Ohio’s Technology First policy ensured that people eligible for services through Department of Developmental Disabilities had increased opportunities to live, work, and thrive in their homes and communities during the Covid-19 pandemic through state-of-the-art planning, innovative technology and supports.
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 infographic depicts disparities in workforce participation between white and black individuals with intellectual and developmental disability.
This infographic depicts how women with a cognitive disability earn less than men with a cognitive disability despite being employed at similar rates.
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.