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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.

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Formative Research Report on Patient and Provider Conceptualization of Prevention and Preventive Services

This report presents research findings of a formative effort conducted as part of a larger initiative to better understand how patients and providers conceptualize prevention and preventive services. The purpose of this report was to synthesize information to inform the development of preventive service tools to help providers better communicate USPSTF recommendations to their patients.

Programs that Improve the Lives of People with Disabilities DISABILITY PROGRAM NAVIGATOR INITIATIVE Final Report

Disability Program Navigator (DPN) Final Report

This report documents the efforts and results of the Disability Program Navigator (DPN) Initiative from July 2003 to June 2010. It includes how the program was established, as well as strategies and effective practices in placing individuals with disabilities in jobs identified through the program.

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Employer Resource For Implementing An Accessible Health and Wellness Program

This employer resource highlights key issues related to health and wellness promotion for persons with disabilities found in the complete Call to Action To Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities. It was developed collaboratively to provide employers with an introduction to developing and implementing health and wellness programs and services in the workplace that are accessible to all employees, including those with disabilities.

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Youth with Special Health Care Needs in Transition Formative Research Report

This report for presents the findings of an innovative, qualitative study exploring the experience of youth with special health care needs as they transition into adulthood. It focuses on the importance of including youth in the decision-making process, and uses their insights and experi­ences to help shape and inform recommen­dations for future initiatives. It includes background information, an environmental scan, as well as research findings and quotes from study participants.

Fact Sheets

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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.

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Voting Success for Those with Disabilities

AbleData guide on assistive technologies to help voters with disabilities.

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Accessibility Training Fact Sheets

OAST Fact Sheets are flyers that inform DHS employees of the Section 508 and accessibility trainings offered by OAST. These fact sheets were developed as part of the OAST training outreach program developed by New Editions.

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"Make Your Own" Tech Still Works for Many

AbleData guide on how to make assistive technologies.

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AT for Parenting with a Disability

AbleData guide on assistive technologies to help parents with disabilities.

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5 Useful Resources for Caregivers of Older Adults

AbleData fact sheet on AT to assist caregivers of older adults.

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AT Information and Resources for Veterans with Disabilities

AbleData guide on AT for veterans with disabilities.

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AT for Safe Bathing

AbleData guide on AT for safter bathing

Quick Guide for Accessible Word Documents

Quick Guide for Accessible Word 2013, 2010, 2007

This quick guide created by the New Editions Section 508 Team, overviews the essential steps to creating accessible word documents. 

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The Accessibility and Mobile Apps Story

AbleData guide on accessibility and mobile AT apps.