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What is the Difference between Disability Employment Policy Research and Employment Research?

For people with disabilities, full participation in the community can include working full- or part-time, ideally in an integrated setting with a mix of people with and without disabilities and for competitive pay. Research and development in employment seeks to … Continue reading

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Working Toward Success: Special Journal Edition Reveals New Evidence on Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities

Research from the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Employment Policy and Measurement is the focus of an upcoming special issue of the Journal of Disability Policy Studies, now available online ahead of print. Policymakers consistently express an interest … Continue reading

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2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics Released

On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 the NIDRR-funded RRTCs on Disability Statistics and Demographics, and Employment Policy and Measurement in association with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) released the 2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics.  This year marked … Continue reading

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Just Added to the Calendar of Events! Add Us In National Diversity Forum on August 4th hosted by ODEP

Add Us In is a new initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). The initiative is designed to identify and develop strategies to increase employment opportunities within the small business community for individuals … Continue reading

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New Funding Opportunities: Three Grants

NIDRR issued the following Notices Inviting Application: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; Overview Information; National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)–Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program–Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs)– Effective Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) … Continue reading

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