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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.

VR Research in Brief: Centers for Youth with Disabilities, Parents, and Professionals Working in Transition and Employment Planning

Youth Transition Centers Research Brief

This research brief was developed as part of the National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, to summarize current research findings on youth transition programs. It was distributed to state vocational rehabilitation programs, regional Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) Centers, independent living centers, parent information and training centers, and vocational rehabilitation researchers.

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Strategic Plan

The OAST Strategic plan was developed by New Editions in conjunction with OAST’s senior leadership to convey the strategic direction of the newly formed office to its customers and stakeholders. This five year plan describes the alignment of OAST priorities and activities with its mission, vision, goals, and strategies.

VR Research in Brief: A Partnership in Career Development for People with Disabilities: Collaboration Between Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and Families

Family Influence on Career Choices for People with Disabilities Research Brief

This research brief was developed as part of the National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, to summarize current research on family influence on career choices for people with disabilities. It was distributed to state vocational rehabilitation programs, regional Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) Centers, independent living centers, parent information and training centers, and vocational rehabilitation researchers.

VR Research in Brief: Achieving Vocational Success after Traumatic Brain Injury

Research Brief on Vocational Success after Traumatic Brain Injury

This research brief was developed as part of the National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, to summarize current research findings on strategies for employment success after traumatic brain injury. It was distributed to state vocational rehabilitation programs, regional Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) Centers, independent living centers, parent information and training centers, and vocational rehabilitation researchers.

Understanding the Impact of Hidden Disabilities on Reentry Population Success

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.

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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).

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.

Fact Sheets

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How AT Can Help You at Play

A guide to assist readers in finding out ways assistive technology (AT) can help them perform recreational activities - both indoors and outside.

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QuickGuide for Accessible PDF

This quickguide overviews the basics of creating accessible PDF documents.

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How AT Can Help You in the Workplace

Guide to assist employees in understanding how assistive technologies can help them in the workplace and how to obtain them.

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One-Stop Employment Network Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of how the Department of Labor funded One-Stops can become employment networks (ENs) and take advantage of SSA funding for placing individuals with disabilities in jobs through the Ticket to Work program.

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Tips for Choosing AT Products for Yourself

Guide to assist customers in finding and choosing better assistive technology for themselves.

Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) Why the Initiative Fact Sheet

Disability Program Navigator Fact Sheets

These fact sheets highlight the services of Disability Program Navigators (DPNs), who assist candidates with disabilities and One-Stop workforce professionals in navigating myriad disability related employment and support programs at the local level.

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Try AT Products Before You Buy

Guide to assist readers in finding ways they can try AT products before they buy them.

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What are Your Options to Pay for Assistive Devices?

Guide to assist customers in discovering options for paying for assistive technology and in finding resources to help.

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Enhancing MFP Tenants’ Success in Housing: Lessons from Working with Formerly Homeless Persons

The purpose of this Toolkit is to provide examples and tools to assist individuals transitioning under the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program in sustaining housing and succeeding as a tenant.

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Housing Resources for Older Adults Under Money Follows the Person

The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief overview of housing resources for older adults that may be available to assist MFP programs in providing housing options for these participants.