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StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes, 2012
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  • John Butterworth, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Allison Cohen Hall, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Frank A. Smith, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Alberto Migliore, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Jean Winsor, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Daria Domin, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Jennifer Sulewski, University of Massachusetts Boston
Document Type
Research Report
Publication Date
1-1-2013
Abstract

This report provides statistics over 20 years from several existing national datasets that address the status of employment and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The authors use abbreviations for both intellectual disability (ID) and intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in this report. We do this because data sources vary in the specific target groups that can be described.

We provide a comprehensive overview that describes national trends in employment for people with IDD, and the appendix provides individual state profiles with data from several sources. These include the ICI’s National Survey of State Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Agencies’ Day and Employment Services (from FY1999, 2001, 2004, 2007–2011), and datasets from the Social Security Administration, vocational rehabilitation, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the American Community Survey. The appendix provides a state-by-state analysis of trends across each dataset.

The topical chapter examines national data on educational, employment, and economic outcomes for youth and young adults with IDD over the years 2000–2010. This chapter presents summaries, analyzes trends over time, and makes recommendations to improve outcomes.

Community Engaged/Serving
No, this is not community-engaged.
Citation Information
John Butterworth, Allison Cohen Hall, Frank A. Smith, Alberto Migliore, et al.. "StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes, 2012" (2013)
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