Information, resources and research about work and disability issues
This research monograph evaluates the current practice and methods used to conduct minority disability research, offer research findings initiated at VCU, and improve the research capacity of partner minority-serving institutions. At A Glance Brochure
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This monograph contains research findings from VCU-RRTC which is funded by the National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research. Topics covered include: - Using the iPod Touch as an Assistive Technology, - College Students with ASD and Career Planning, - Transition-Aged Youth with ASD and Community Based Functional Assessment, - Perspectives of VR Counselors on Career Planning for College Students with ASD, and - Customized Employment.
This book is focused on young people in our nation's schools who have been identified with a disability. The text examines how to help children, older youths, and adults, succeed in school, in the community, at home, and at work. Topical specialists have contributed chapters. Exceptional Individuals can serve professionals in training as well as general educators at all levels of elementary, middle, and secondary education.
This DVD contains six webcast presentations on self employment topics including: creative funding, family support, Medicaid Waivers, SBDC, loans, and other resources. Product Brochure
Developed based on the experiences of the T-TAP mentors and project staff. Provides information to CRPs on how to approach organizational change designed to improve employment outcomes.
This CD provides the viewer with information on self-employment for individuals with disabilities. The CD contains audio and video presentations, fact sheets, related web links, and important contact information. Topics include: Self-Employment for Individuals with Disabilities; Using Work Incentives to Fund Micro Enterprises; Developing a Business Plan; Self-Employment as a Customized Employment Outcome.
This CD contains video and audio presentations on Customized Employment Strategies, Job Negotiation, and Partnering with One-Stops. The presentations include handouts, PowerPoint, fact sheets and related web links.
This booklet contains 15 full color fact sheets on Customized Employment topics such as employment negotiations, disclosure, employment supports, parental concerns, assistive technology, funding, community partnerships, organizational change, and staff development. In an easy to read format, the fact sheets provide a good overview of these topics with additional resources.
This CD provides the viewer with information to assist families when preparing their sons or daughters with disabilities to work in their local communities. The CD contains audio interviews, a video presentation, fact sheets, related web links, and important contact information.