Products

Annual Reports

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Summary of 2013 Annual Performance Reports from NIDRR Grantees

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) 2013 grantee Annual Performance Report (APR). Grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013. The  report also compares data for 2009 through 2013 on some variables.

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Summary of 2012 Annual Performance Reports from NIDRR Grantees

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) 2012 grantee Annual Performance Report (APR). Grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012. The report also compares data for 2008 through 2012 on some variables.

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Summary of 2014 Annual Performance Reports from NIDRR Grantees

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the National Institute on Disability and

Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) 2014 grantee Annual Performance Report (APR). Grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014. The report also compares data for 2010 through 2014 on some variables.

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FY 2013 NIDRR Organizational Highlights

Report on NIDRR FY 2013 operations and achievements.

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FY 2014 NIDRR Organizational Highlights

Report on NIDRR FY 2014 operations and achievements.

Application Design

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Money Follows the Person (MFP) Technical Assistance (TA) Needs Assessment

Money Follows the Person (MFP) Technical Assistance (TA) Needs Assessment is a survey that collects data on states' progress and TA needs in implementing the MFP Demonstration.

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Accessibility Compliance Management System (ACMS) Software Application

The Accessibility Compliance Management System (ACMS) is a fully accessible web based software application designed to track Section 508 Program Office activities and compliance for all Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Components. The system was custom built for the DHS Office of Accessible Systems & Technology (OAST), which provides governance and oversight for DHS accessibility programs.

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Money Follows the Person (MFP) Technical Assistance (TA) Tracker

The MFP TA Tracker allows MFP-related professionals to track technical assistance requests and outcomes. It allows users to track assigned requests, reassign them to other users, add comments to requests and more.

Brochures

EARN Employer Recruiting Brochure: educated, motivated, dedicated.

Employer Assistance & Recruiting Network Services Brochure

This brochure provides an overview of the Employer Assistance & Recruiting Network’s (EARN) consultation and candidate sourcing services. It also includes statistics and quotes regarding why employing people with disabilities makes good business sense.

Smart Solutions Meeting Brochure: welcome letter, sample agenda, and details on materials

Smart Solutions Meeting Brochure

This brochure provides an agenda for a networking meeting between employers and vocational rehabilitation (VR) services professionals. It includes references to helpful resources for employers interested in hiring employees with disabilities.

Smart Solutions Brochures: Healthcare, Sciente & Technology, Banking & Family, Hospitality & Service

Smart Solutions Brochure Suite

This suite of brochures provides the business case for employing people with disabilities. The suite was designed to target employers in high growth industries: Banking & Finance, Healthcare, Science & Technology and Hospitality.

Market Research Report: Making the Case for Hiring and Retaining People with Disabilities

Employer Assistance & Recruiting Network Services Brochure

This brochure presents the findings of employer focus groups designed to determine what would best compel employers to employ people with disabilities. It provides details on what employment issues are most pressing to employers, as well as dispels some common myths about employing people with disabilities.

Solutions for Equal Access, Improving Access to Secure Our Homeland

Employee Brochure

The OAST Brochure was created as part of a comprehensive marketing campaign to provide information to DHS employees on the newly formed DHS Office of Accessible Systems and Technology. The brochure provides information on OAST’s mission as well as a general overview of the office and its programs.

Tabbed inserts: Training, Help Desk, Governance and Compliance

Employee Brochure Tabs

The OAST Brochure tabs fit within the pocket of the OAST brochure to provide more detailed information about OAST services, including Training, Governance and Compliance, and the DHS Accessibility Help Desk suite of services.

Documents

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium 2010

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium 2010

As part of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics, New Editions designed, published and disseminated this compendium to make key data on disability issues more accessible to the general public.

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Disability Policy Working Paper Series

New Editions’ team of researchers prepared 10 working papers on disability policy issues to support the 2010 National Disability Summit on Disability Policy. This landmark event marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and attracted over 400 stakeholders from across the country. The papers addressed policy accomplishments and future challenges in areas such as civil rights, housing, health, employment, education and technology.

Participation in Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Review of the Literature

Participation in Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Review of the Literature 2001 – 2010

Co-authored by Dr. Christine Domzal of New Editions, this article reviews the literature from 2001-2010 on participation in postsecondary education by students with intellectual disabilities. The review addresses program design and implementation and describes services across state, regional, and national levels. Little research on participant outcomes was identified. Recommendations for next steps are provided.

MFP Housing Transition Structure: Washington Model

Money Follows the Person Housing Transition Structure: Washington Model

This report synthesizes the Washington Money Follows the Person (MFP) experience and presents it as a model with actionable recommendations for other state MFP programs on finding housing champions, understanding housing needs in the transition process, creating a housing-focused job description, training housing specialists, supporting team work, and building communication and collaborations.

Understanding the Impact of Hidden Disabilities on Reentry Population Success

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Business Roundtable Report: Employer Engagement in Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)

The Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) conducted a series of roundtable discussions with business and industry leaders in 2015 and 2016. These roundtable discussions focused on employment in four high-demand business areas in the following sectors: Federal contracting, banking/finance, health care, and information technology (IT).