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Several ICI projects focus on ways state service agencies promote inclusion and participation for people with disabilities. Topics include trends data, policy analysis, case studies, and how-to materials for agencies undergoing change.

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Minimum Wage Increase: What It Means for People with Disabilities (UPDATED 2009)

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This publication provides guidance to individuals with disabilities regarding the increase in minimum wage, with a particular focus on understanding who this increase applies to, the impact of the wage increase on public benefits, and how to deal with issues that may arise with employers.

Minimum Wage Increase: A Guide for Disability Service Providers (UPDATED 2009)

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This publication provides guidance to service providers regarding the increase in minimum wage, with a particular focus on assisting consumers with questions and concerns they may have regarding the impact on their public benefits.

Massachusetts Employment and Disability Snapshot Report, 2000-2004 (Report 1)

Research Report

This is the first in an annual series of snapshot reports on the employment of people with disabilities in Massachusetts. It offers an overview of trends in employment of people with disabilities for people with disabilities, advocates, policymakers, researchers, and other interested parties.

The National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers, FY2002-2003 Report 3: Involvement of CRPs in the Ticket to Work and the Workforce Investment Act

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This Research to Practice brief examines CRP participation in the Ticket to Work and the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Findings showed that CRPs were more involved in WIA than the Ticket program.

Innovations in Employment Supports: Colorado's State Division of Developmental Services

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Between the years of 1985 and 1996 Colorado experienced significant growth in integrated employment for people with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. Several factors were consistently highlighted as contributing to Colorado's employment outcomes during this period.

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