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The ABLE Act: Tax-Exempt Disability Savings Accounts

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This is great news for people with disabilities who receive government benefits! The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to approve a bill that would allow people with disabilities to save up to $14,000 annually without risking the loss of  their government benefits. Read more here…

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Findings Featured in Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation

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The RRTC-EBP-VR is pleased to announce that findings from its Phase II study are featured in a Special Issue of the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation: Evidence-based Best Practices in the Public Vocational Rehabilitation Program that Lead to Employment Outcomes You can access it FREE at IOS Press.  Articles include: Evidence-based Best Practices in the Public Vocational Rehabilitation Program that Lead …

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Are Your Doors Open to ALL Qualified Workers?

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Opening the Doors of Small Business to Employees with Disabilities: Critical Concerns and Strategies for Success This report, developed by the Conference Board in collaboration with the Employer Assistance and Resource Network, includes concrete steps small businesses can take to integrate people with disabilities into their organizations. It also offers a first-of-its-kind planning matrix to assist in developing a plan …

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nTIDE Jobs Report: Some Positive News on the Employment Front for People with Disabilities

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DURHAM, NH – November 7, 2014. With the overall economy doing well, there are some positive signs for people with disabilities for the first time since September 2013, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). The funding of innovative employment initiatives is helping to create …

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Are You Going to the National Rehabilitation Association Conference?

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Don’t miss this session: Promoting and Supporting Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Practice Sunday, November 2nd 9 – 10:30 am Des Moines, Iowa John Lui, RRTC-EBP VR principal investigator, will explore the challenges and opportunities of incorporating evidence-based information into rehabilitation practice, as well as the concept and function of knowledge translation. He’ll present findings from research studies conducted by the RRTC on evidence-based …

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Job Accommodation Network Free Webcasts

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The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace. Check …

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Are Young Adults With Intellectual Disabilities Getting Work Experiences from Participating in the Vocational Rehabilitation Program?

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To learn if young adults with intellectual disabilities in the vocational rehabilitation (VR) program are getting work experience, the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston examined the age at application of people with intellectual disabilities who exited the VR program in 2012.  Knowing more about the role of the VR program in promoting work experiences for young adults with intellectual disabilities is …

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