Employment and Disability

County-Level Disability Prevalence and Employment Statistics Compendium | Now Available

These reports complement and provide greater depth to the topics found in the Annual Disability Statistics Compendium and Annual Disability Statistics Supplement. Each report provides statistics on the prevalence and employment of people with and without disabilities for each county in any given state in the US. Reports include a background and interpretive text specific …

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Work-Life Balance & Disability

Source: http://work-life-disability.org/#home  The NIDILRR-funded project on Getting and Keeping People with Disabilities in the Workforce: Negotiating Work, Life, and Disability recently debuted a new web resource, Work-Life Balance & Disability, resulting from the project’s exploration of individual and organizational factors that support effective work-life management among employed people with disabilities. The site includes personal stories, plain …

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Request for Information on the Future Direction of the Rehabilitation Training Program

Deadline: July 3,  2018 https://bit.ly/2rroWEn The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is requesting input on the portfolio of grants supported under the Rehabilitation Training Program, specifically those supported under the Rehabilitation Long-Term Training, Rehabilitation Short-Term Training, and Innovative Rehabilitation Training authorities to determine whether the activities funded under the Rehabilitation Training Program are aligned with …

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PCPID Releases Report on Direct Support Workforce | Administration for Community Living

February 14, 2018 The President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) has released its 2017 report, America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis: Effects on People with Intellectual Disabilities, Families, Communities and the U.S. Economy. Source: PCPID Releases Report on Direct Support Workforce | ACL Administration for Community Living Direct support professionals (DSPs) provide services and …

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CDC – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series

NIOSH Total Worker Health® program Source: CDC – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series Webinar Series Recognizing the complex, often interlinked hazards affecting the health, safety, and well-being of today’s workforce, the NIOSH Total Worker Health® program is excited to present a free webinar series aimed at providing the latest research and case studies for protecting …

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Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program 2017-2018 Employment, Health, and Wellness Webinar Series

Better Health by Health Education & Sustained Employment September 28st, 2017 Promoting Health and Leadership in Project SEARCH® Programs October, 12th, 2017 Integrating Technology to Increase Student Interns’ Health, Fitness, and Personal Responsibilities October, 26th, 2017 Using the Health Matters Curriculum with the Project SEARCH® Program Model January, 18st, 2018 Mindfulness: Strategies for Building Success and …

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Using the Health Matters Curriculum with the Project SEARCH® Program Model

Source: YouTube Video: Using the Health Matters Curriculum with the Project SEARCH® Program Model Play recording (54 min) Download Transcript Download PDF and PowerPoint Slides  Description:    Project SEARCH is committed to supporting health and fitness education during the transition to employment. Accordingly, Project SEARCH partnered with UnitedHealthcare last year to provide Project SEARCH sites with Health Matters: …

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Integrating Technology to Increase Student Interns’ Health, Fitness, and Personal Responsibilities

  Play recording (51 min) Download Transcipt Download PDF and PowerPoint Slides Resources: Getting Fit with FitBits in Physical Education Health Matters Curriculum MapMyWalk App 101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills Potential Funders: Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas Impact 100 Chicago The Prudential Foundation Grant Guidelines The Wallace Foundation   Webinar Handouts: Employment Planning- Student …

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Big Data and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Source: Hastings Law Journal Sharona Hoffman Case Western Reserve University School of Law 68 Hastings Law Journal 777 (2017) Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-33 Date Written: 2017 Abstract While big data offers society many potential benefits, it also comes with serious risks. This Essay focuses on the concern that big data will lead to …

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