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Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program 2019 Webinar Series: Employment, Health, and Wellness

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming webinars. Webinars will be recorded and archived. These webinars are open to anyone with an interest in employment, transition, health, and wellness for people with developmental disabilities.  These webinars are hosted by the HealthMatters TM Program in partnership with Project SEARCH® and funded by The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental …

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Opportunity Insights

Source: Opportunity Insights The Opportunity Atlas: Mapping the Childhood Roots of Social Mobility The Opportunity Atlas Which neighborhoods in America offer children the best chance to rise out of poverty? The Opportunity Atlas answers this question using anonymous data following 20 million Americans from childhood to their mid-30s. Now you can trace the roots of …

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Office of Disability Employment Policy Publications

Source: Office of Disability Employment Policy Publications | Pueblo.gpo.gov Disability Employment Publications Order FREE disability employment guides for employers, job-seekers, educators, and employment service providers. Employers can find information to help recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities. Job-seekers with disabilities can find information to develop their skills and find the support they need to get a …

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“America’s Workforce: Empowering All” 

Source: NDEAM 2018 | “America’s Workforce: Empowering All” | Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Blog Note: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), observed each October, celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and promotes the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents. Reflecting a …

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Main conclusions agreed during the Summit on Intellectual Disability and Dementia

PRINCIPALES CONCLUSIONES ACORDADAS DURANTE LA CUMBRE SOBRE DISCAPACIDAD INTELECTUAL YDEMENCIA ISSN: 0210-1696 DOI: http:/ /dx.doi.org/10.14201/scero2018492115122 Matthew P. JANICKI University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Karen WATCHMAN University of Stirling, Scotland, UK Juan FORTEA ORMAECHEA Centro Medico de Down de la Fundaci Catalana de Sindrome de Down (FCSD) y Servicio de Neurologia def Hospital de la Santa …

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Health indicators in intellectual developmental disorders: The key findings of the POMONA‐ESP project

Source: Health indicators in intellectual developmental disorders: The key findings of the POMONA‐ESP project – Folch – – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities – Wiley Online Library Annabel Folch, Luis Salvador‐Carulla, Paloma Vicens, Maria José Cortés, Marcia Irazábal, Silvia Muñoz, Lluís Rovira, Carmen Orejuela, Juan A. González, Rafael Martínez‐Leal Abstract Background The aim …

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Using Social Media to Enhance Community Participation

Using Social Media to Enhance Community Participation Source: Temple Collaborative on Community Inclusion https://bit.ly/2Kgri55 Looking for ways to be more active in your community? This manual examines ways in which individuals with mental illnesses can use social media networks to enhance community participation. Social media features and functions are examined as well as specific networks …

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Mathematica Policy Research: Transition Strategies for Youth with Disabilities

Transition Transition Strategies for Youth with Disabilities Mathematica Policy Research has released three new reports on how transition services are being used for youth with disabilities. The goal of these services is to help youth with disabilities-particularly those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)- find employment and earn higher wages. Mathematica’s reports focus on which services are the most promising …

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