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Diabetes and Vocational Rehabilitation Employment Services and Outcomes

Research to Practice 38

Approximately 18 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. This brief uses Rehabilitation Services Administration data to provide a picture of people with diabetes using the Vocational Rehabilitation system.

Recovery with Results, Not Rhetoric

Monograph 35

This report examines ways that the workforce development system can help people with psychiatric disabilities find good jobs.

Case Studies of Local Boards and One-Stop Centers: Underutilization of One-Stops by People with Significant Disabilities

Case Studies 13

This series of products offers practical solutions for Local Workforce Investment Boards and One-Stop Career Centers as they strive to serve all customers, including those with disabilities. Existing data indicates that people with disabilities underutilize One-Stops. The disproportionately high rate of unemployment among people with disabilities makes this a critical issue. However, many One-Stops have created successful strategies to improve access.

Economic Engagement: An Avenue to Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

Research Report 33

This report summarizes the findings of a panel of experts convened by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and charged with identifying key strategies that would support increased workforce participation by persons with disabilities served and supported through state-based Medicaid Buy-In programs.

The National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers, FY2002-2003, Report 2: Non-Work Services

Research to Practice 36

The second in a series exploring the services people with developmental disabilities receive from community rehabilitation providers (CRPs). Despite recent ideological emphasis on work, the majority of CRPs continued to offer non-work programs and a substantial proportion of the people they served were involved in those programs. Overall, the findings raise questions about CRP commitment to community integration.

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities