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The National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers, FY2004-2005 Report 2

Gender Differences in Individual Employment outcomes of People with Developmental Disabilities

Research to Practice Brief, March 2008, Issue 46

Developing Community Partnerships to Reach Underserved Diverse Populations

MassWorks 2

This issue of MassWorks highlights an innovative approach to enhancing services for individuals from diverse communities. Community partnerships can provide a unique opportunity to improve services for individuals from diverse racial, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds.

Making Networking Easier for Job Seekers: A Guide

Institute Brief 20

Networking is considered the most effective way to find a good job. However, sometimes people find networking difficult. This brief addresses common reasons why people might not be comfortable and offers possible solutions. Particular concern is paid to differences between cultures.

Job Networking in Diverse Communities

Research to Practice 37

While individuals with disabilities face many obstacles when seeking employment, there are usually additional challenges for those from diverse cultures. To address this issue, ICI formed partnerships with community immigrant organizations to teach networking techniques to job seekers.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 3

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 6

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 5

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 4

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 2

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

Asumiendo la realidad: VIH y cancer en el lugar de trabajo

Research to Practice - Issue #21S

Los avances en el tratamiento médico del cáncer y del VIH han permitido que cada vez más gente que los padece continúe trabajando o vuelva a trabajar. El presente informe presenta las experiencias vividas por personas que padecen alguna de estas enfermedades, describe las semejanzas y contrastes que se detectaron al estudiar estas experiencias e incluye algunas recomendaciones.

Consejos Utiles: Como diligenciar un PASS que de resultados

El PASS es un programa ofrecido por la Social Security Administration (Administración de Seguridad Social) para ayudar a las personas que reciben SSI (Ingresos Suplementarios de Seguridad Social). El presente documento utilizará la historia de Daniela para ilustrar el PASS en mayor detalle.

Redes de Contactos: Una Herramienta Eficaz Para Quienes Buscan Empleo

Buscar trabajo es difícil. En promedio se necesita hacer entre 10 y 20 llamadas para conseguir una entrevista y entre 7 y 10 entrevistas para conseguir un empleo. La formación y utilización de redes de contactos ayuda enormemente a acelerar este proceso.

Necesidades Laborales de Individuos con VIH/SIDA

Research to Practice - Issue #11S

Los asuntos de índole laboral se han vuelto cada vez más importantes para los individuos con VIH/SIDA. Distintas situaciones y relaciones laborales se pueden ver afectadas a medida que los individuos con VIH/SIDA reaccionan a la realidad de su diagnóstico e intentan responder simultáneamente a demandas laborales y de salud. El pesente informe resume las experiencias laborales de individuos con VIH/SIDA en el contexto del sistema actual de provisión de tales servicios.

Necesidades Laborales de Individuos con VIH/SIDA: Proveedores de Servicios Opinan

Research to Practice - Issue #10S

Los individuos con VIH/SIDA a menudo se enfrentan a desafíos cuando se ocupan de cuestiones laborales relacionadas con su estado de salud. El presente informe resume las experiencias de las Organizaciones de Servicios Relacionados con el SIDA y de los servicios de rehabilitación vocacional en la prestación de servicios relacionados con el empleo a individuos con VIH/SIDA.

Responding to the Needs of Youth with Disabilities Who Are Runaway or Homeless

Research to Practice 7

Results from a national survey of Family Youth and Service Bureau-funded agencies regarding their knowledge of the needs of youth with disabilities who are runaways, homeless, or at risk for running away.

Working It Out: Workplace Experiences of Individuals with HIV and Individuals with Cancer

Research to Practice 21

This brief describes the experiences of individuals with these illnesses, underlines similarities and differences between the two groups, and provides strategies for disclosure, support, and personal advocacy in the workplace.

Bridges to Inclusion: Supports for Youth At-Risk with Disabilities

Roses and Thorns from the Grassroots: A Series Highlighting Organizational Change in Massachusetts

This brief reports what ICI learned during a collaborative project with Bridge Over Troubled Waters, a Boston-based agency that serves runaway, homeless, and other at-risk youth. The collaboration included research, staff training, youth training, and case consultation.

Americans with Disabilities Act: General Overview (Español)

El ADA exitiende las legislaciones de derechos civiles previos al proveer un mandato claro que terminaria con la descriminacion contra las personas con desabilidades en todas las areas de su vida.

Disability Organizations' Perspectives on the Needs of Youth with Disabilities Who Are Runaway or Homeless

Research to Practice 16

Findings from a national survey of state-level disability organizations on issues regarding runaway or homeless youth who have disabilities.

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities