Children and Youth

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.

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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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.

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.

The National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, coordinated the RSA Technical Assistance (TA) Network. The flyer was distributed at professional and consumer conferences to promote use of TA Network resources.

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.

This primer provides summary and background information, as well as the highlighted findings of a qualitative study exploring the experience of youth with special health care needs as they transition into adulthood. The Study at a Glance was developed to be used at conferences, presentations, and poster sessions to inform participants and provide high-level information on this important study.

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.

New Editions provides logistics and management support to assist the OD in implementing the Call to Action Strategic Plan. We plan and conduct important events: a conference with major health care provider organizations to identify best practices in disability awareness training for physicians and nurses and a forum with employers to identify best practices in providing access to health care services for employees with disabilities. New Editions also develops publications for employers and employees to support improved health care access in the workplace.