• Research Study One

    Identifying What People with Physical Disabilities Want and Need to Know About Employment: A Mixed Methods Research Study

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  • Research Study Two

    Successful Employment and Quality Work Life after Severe Disability: Comparison of Predictive Models with Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord Injury

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  • Research Study Three

    Customized Employment as an Evidence-based Practice to Improve the Employment Outcomes of Transition-age Youth with Physical Disabilities

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  • Research Study Four

    Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Multi-Component Demand-Side Intervention Toolkit for VR Professionals to Improve Employment Outcomes of People with Physical Disabilities: A Randomized Controlled Trial Study

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  • Research Study Five

    An Exploration of Employment Barriers and Employment Skill Enhancement of Veterans with Traumatic Amputation

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Factors Influencing Functional Outcomes and Return-to-Work After Amputation: A Review of the Literature
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State of the Science Conference Archive

December 20, 2017


The 2017 State of the Science Conference on the Employment of People with Physical Disabilities presented research on employment effective policies, practices, and interventions to improve the employment outcomes of people with physical disabilities. The conference was designed to discuss issues and implications from the new knowledge gained from our disability employment research activities. Along with presentations by prominent speakers, expert panels took place which provided lively discussions around empowering individuals with physical disabilities to access quality employment, independence, and integration into society.

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Research Brief: Employment Outcomes

December 19, 2017

Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy: Vocational Rehabilitation RSA 911 Closure Data FY 2011, 2012, and 2013

Individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) face a number of physical and structural barriers in achieving an employment outcome. Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services through the use of the federal and state VR programs is one option for obtaining the needed supports that lead to successful competitive employment outcomes. Using the Federal Rehabilitation Services Administrations (RSA) 911-database, information on individuals with a primary or secondary disability of cerebral palsy were obtained for those participants whose cases were closed during FY 2011, 2012, and 2013. This includes those participants whose cases were closed in Status 08, 28, 26, and 30.

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