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  Title Center Fiscal Year Name/Contact Info
Customized Employment for Individuals with Serious Psychiatric Disabilities - NIDILRR AK-Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019
Karen Ward
[email protected]
907-272-8270
Customized Employment for Individuals with Serious Psychiatric Disabilities The University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development in partnership with community rehabilitation providers and vocational rehabilitation (VR), in the course of this three-year project, will research a customized employment (CE) model with ...[more]
DVR Quality Assurance AK-Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019
Larrisa Cummings
[email protected]
907-264-6279
1. The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) utilizes the services of benefits planners otherwise known as Community Work Incentive Coordinators (CWICs)to provide benefits planning services for their clients who are looking for employment or self-employment options. There is no oversight of the CWICs who provide these serv...[more]
MHTAAR Provider Training Infrastructure and Capacity Development AK-Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019
Karen Ward
[email protected]
907-272-8270
Provide training in employment services, including National Employment Services, Financial and Work Incentives Navigator, and others related to the needs assessment.
Microenterprise AK-Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Larrisa Cummings
[email protected]
907-264-6279
The purpose of these funds is to provide support and funds for AMHTA beneficiaries to apply for grant funding to start, expand, or purchase a self- employment business through the Micro-enterpise Grant program. The Center for Human Development will coordinate the application preparation process, application submittable, coordin...[more]
TAPESTRY AK-Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Kenneth Hamrick
[email protected]
907-264-6235
TAPESTRY is a 5-year model demonstration project at the University of Alaska Anchorage aimed at strengthening its capacity to serve 18-21 year old young adults with Intellectual Disabilities. The university, using the resources of the Center for Human Development together with content & enrollment management personnel from the U...[more]
Work Incentive Planning and Assistance (WIPA) Project AK-Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Larrisa Cummings
[email protected]
907-264-6279
Provide Work Incentive Planning and Assistance services for Alaskan SSI/SSDI beneficiaries. Provide single point of entry for all inquiries, screening, and information and referral. Provide initial benefit analyses and assistance to develop a benefit management plan using available work incentives Provide follow-up and suppor...[more]
UCEDD - ADD AL-Civitan International Research Center, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Fred Biasini
[email protected]
205-934-1093
The Alabama UCDD presents a broad based program to address the needs of and expand resources and services available to individuals and families with developmental disabilities. Guided by our Mission Statement and our philosophy, we are committed to advancing our program in a responsible, responsive, and culturally competent man...[more]
ADDPC Adaptive Sports (ADDPC-AS) AZ-Institute for Human Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Kelly Roberts
[email protected]
928-523-2017
The goal of the proposed project is to increase the involvement of persons with I/DD in adaptive alpine ski and snowboarding activities with a targeted number of 100 unique participants during the 2019-2020 ski season, while focusing on the rehabilitative, therapeutic, and whole life health that adaptive sports opportunities hav...[more]
American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Training and Technical Assistance Center (AIVRTTAC) AZ-Institute for Human Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Kelly Roberts
[email protected]
928-523-2017
The purpose of the proposed project is to provide training and technical assistance to governing bodies of Indian Tribes that have received and American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) grant. The training and TA will be provided utilizing state-of-the-art e-learning solution that are accessible and engaging AI...[more]
Ho'oku'i III: Na Kumu Alaka'i (Ho'oku'i) AZ-Institute for Human Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Kelly Roberts
[email protected]
928-523-2017
The goal of Project Hookui III: Na Kumu Alakai (Project Na Kumu Alakai) is to continuously increase enrollment of Native Hawaiian students in postsecondary education or in postsecondary certification programs, leading to employment. This will be done by implementing professional development programs designed for Hawaii Departmen...[more]
Arizona Employment First AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Susan Voirol
[email protected]
520-549-7145
Unemployment is high for people with ID/DD and other disabilities in Arizona. The Employment First Arizona Initiative is a Statewide coalition that has developed an employment first strategic plan, with updated goals/objectives, and continues to engage stakeholders to move towards employment first policies and practices in the S...[more]
Arizona Youth Leadership Forum AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Jacy Farkas
[email protected]
520-626-2207
Partnership with Diverse Ability Incorporated to host AZYLF week-long conference annually at UArizona as one of the 5 sites/session. SUCEDD staff also support efforts and provide TA to Diverse Ability youth initiatives.
Association of People Supporting Employment First AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Susan Voirol
[email protected]
520-549-7145
Association of People Supporting Employment First local Chapter. Working with variety of stakeholders to address expanding and increasing successful employment outcomes for people who have disabilities. AZ mission is to expand inclusive employment opportunities for all people with disabilities through education, advocacy and ...[more]
Career Pathways for Arizona's Future (Pre-ETS) AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Wendy Warren
[email protected]
520-626-0539
This four-year project is focused on improving post-school outcomes and employment rates of high school youth. This will be done through the delivery of effective Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS). The project, implemented in collaboration with vocational rehabilitation, schools, and adult service providers acr...[more]
City of Tempe Employment First & BEST Program AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Susan Voirol
[email protected]
520-549-7145
The Sonoran UCEDD has worked together with the City of Tempe to assist with enhancing their employment practices to increase the number of people with disabilities who are employed by Tempe City government. This is being done through training, education and technical assistance.
Coordination of Pre Employment Transition Services AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Wendy Parent-Johnson
[email protected]
520-626-0080
The Sonoran UCEDD Career Pathways to Arizona's Future project is funded by the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Rehabilitation Services Administration. This four-year project is focused on addressing the high unemployment rates for Arizona transition aged youth with disabilities., This will be done through th...[more]
Creating a "Picture of a Life" for Transitioning Youth with DD in Foster Care AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Jacy Farkas
[email protected]
520-626-2207
The Sonoran UCEDD was asked by the AZ Department of Economic Security/Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) to partner with DDD on a project to improve outcomes for foster youth with developmental disabilities (DD). The DDD then met with the Arizona DD Planning Council about collaborating on the project. The Arizona DD P...[more]
DD Network Collaboration AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Wendy Parent-Johnson
[email protected]
520-626-0080
The Sonoran UCEDD works with the other DD Network members in a strategic manner to positively impact individuals with disabilities and their families. All four DD network partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding describing our coordinated activities on a yearly basis. Partners meet at least quarterly, and usually mon...[more]
Fostering Positive Outcomes: Assessing transition needs and supports for youth with disabilities in foster care AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Jacy Farkas
[email protected]
520-626-2207
The transition to adulthood can be an exciting time, as well as one of many challenges. For many young people, this is a unique period of change where they take on more responsibilities and become more independent, finding their way in the adult world. The goal and hope is for all youth to be healthy, happy, self-sufficient, co...[more]
Harkin Summit Employment Policy Research AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Wendy Parent-Johnson
[email protected]
520-626-0080
Since 2015, the Harkin Institute has conducted an annual international Employment Summit focused on disability policy, practice, and outcomes with representatives from more than 50 countries. Bringing together more than 400 individuals from business, governmental, non-profit organizations, and people with disabilities, has resul...[more]
Job Coach Training AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Wendy Parent-Johnson
[email protected]
520-626-0080
The statewide job coach trainings focus on knowledge gains, resource sharing, problem solving, and intensive skill development related to implementation of supported and customized employment services. The training will emphasize application of specific techniques in the areas of job development, employer relationships, job carv...[more]
Just in Time Employment Supports AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Wendy Parent-Johnson
[email protected]
520-626-0080
Just in Time Employment Supports This project, funded by the Kessler Foundation, is a partnership of the University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota, who have joined together to develop, implement, and evaluate the impact of virtual training and technical assistance deliver...[more]
ODEP Workforce Recruitment Pilot AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Wendy Parent-Johnson
[email protected]
520-626-0080
Purpose: to acquaint one UCEDD with ODEPs WRP database of talented post-secondary students with disabilities seeking employment. Many UCEDDs have universities that participate in the WRP program by having their campus students with disabilities interview and enter their resumes into the database however most UCEDDs do not use t...[more]
Project SEARCH Arizona AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Heather Wolff
[email protected]
520-404-1073
Project SEARCH is a nationally recognized one-year education and training program for students/adults with disabilities. This program began at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and has been replicated in more than forty eight states across the country as well as internationally. Project SEARCH targets students and y...[more]
Transition Exploration Study AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Wendy Parent-Johnson
[email protected]
520-626-0080
This project is focused on completing a statewide assessment of the current state of transition services in Arizona to identify current exemplary practices, areas of need, and recommendations for improving post-school employment rates for youth with disabilities. This comprehensive qualitative and quantitative approach is design...[more]
TransitionInAction Clinic AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Wendy Parent-Johnson
[email protected]
520-626-0080
The TransitionInAction Clinic is a comprehensive, day long, multi-disciplinary team experience designed to assess a young adults current status and future goals in the major life areas of health, education, employment, and independent living as they plan their transition to adulthood. The Clinic includes interviews, assessments,...[more]
Youth to Adult Transition Initiative AZ-Sonoran UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Susan Voirol
[email protected]
520-549-7145
Increasing transition planning, employment skills training, and independent living skills are crucial for young PWDD in Arizona to achieve a successful transition to adulthood. Arizona Department of Education (ADE), in its post-school outcomes survey (IDEA Part B Indicator 14), found that of 2013-2014 exited respondents who were...[more]
College to Career CA-Tarjan Center UCLA, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Elizabeth Laugeson
[email protected]
310-267-3370
This project aims at improving employment outcomes for young adults with ASD.
College to Career Transition Program CA-Tarjan Center UCLA, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Elizabeth Laugeson
[email protected]
310-267-3370
An estimated 80 percent of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are unemployed. The UCLA College to Career Transition Program is an innovative offering for undergraduate and graduate students with ASD or suspected ASD who are interested in acquiring job-related, social, and practical skills for a successful transition from...[more]
Employment Development Department CA-Tarjan Center UCLA, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Olivia Raynor
[email protected]
310-794-1141
The Tarjan Center will join the collaboration, with a primary focus on improving employment outcomes and statewide system policies and practices for youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Tarjan Center collaborates with state and local agencies including Californias Department of Development...[more]
Tarjan Center CA-Tarjan Center UCLA, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Olivia Raynor
[email protected]
310-794-1141
The mission of the Tarjan Center is to provide leadership in education, research and innovative practices that supports the quality of life and community inclusion of all people with disabilities. The Tarjan Center serves as a bridge between the university and persons with disabilities from state, regional and local communities,...[more]
2a-1 Self- and family-advocacy projects, including projects in the Latino, African-American, and Asian communities CA-UC Davis at the MIND Institute, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Robin Hansen
[email protected]
916-703-0235
CEDD works to strengthen advocacy skills for people with DD and their families, promoting the inclusion, integration, productivity, and human rights of people with DD and working towards creating a community that is enriched by their full and active participation and contributions. We have several advocacy projects underway, in...[more]
2e Support for transition to adulthood CA-UC Davis at the MIND Institute, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2021
Steve Ruder
[email protected]
916-703-0235
CEDDs transition program is designed to strengthen the preparation of teens and young adults with DD for adult life in the community. It includes the exploration of options for post-secondary education, purposeful work or volunteer service, and community living. Young adults and their parents learn to work together to define ...[more]
3a-4 Social Skills Clinic CA-UC Davis at the MIND Institute, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2021
Marjorie Solomon
[email protected]
916-703-0336
The Social Skills Program, under the direction of Marjorie Solomon, PhD, is a group training program for children and adults with ASD and other social communication disorders who have difficulty making friends, having successful interactions in school and the community, including employment. Groups are organized by age and ty...[more]
5c Website CA-UC Davis at the MIND Institute, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Lori Llewelyn
[email protected]
916-703-0233
CEDD/MIND websites. CEDD provides online resources and reference materials on topics related to DD, health and wellness, environmental health, community resources, government resources, best practices, advocacy, cultural diversity, early identification and intervention, education, transition to adulthood, post-secondary educati...[more]
ADD UCEDD Core Grant CA-USC, Childrens Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Larry Yin
[email protected]
323-361-3855
The USC UCEDD is one of three UCEDDs in California. Among the first UAPs funded in 1966 at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, the USC UCEDD has a $19.4 million annual budget and is home to a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) interdisciplinary graduate training program funded by the Maternal Child Healt...[more]
Project Search @ CHLA CA-USC, Childrens Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019
Larry Yin
[email protected]
323-361-3855
Although the The estimated number of individuals in integrated employment services increased from 108,680 in FY1999 to 111,670 in FY2012, state investment continues to emphasize facility-based and non-work services, rather than integrated employment services. In California, over 75,000 individuals received some type of employmen...[more]
Colorado Office of Employment First CO-JFK Partners/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Patricia Henke
[email protected]
303-318-8580
Employment First is a philosophy that individuals with significant disabilities have the right to engage in employment at or above minimum wage in an integrated environment, which allows for meaningful interaction with co-workers without disabilities. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) definies Competitive Integ...[more]
Career & Life Studies Certificate DE-Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Brian Freedman
[email protected]
302-831-4688
The Career and Life Studies Certificate (CLSC) Program is a two-year, certificate program for students with intellectual disabilities (ID) providing academic, career/technical and independent living instruction in preparation for gainful employment with an option to inclusively live on campus in the residence halls. CLSC student...[more]
Nowhere Else to Turn: Home Safety and Comfort for People with Disabilities and Their Caregivers DE-Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Beth Mineo
[email protected]
302-831-6974
Without the supports afforded by assistive technologies, many individuals are precluded from leaving their homes, navigating the community, interacting effectively with others, learning to their fullest potential, gaining and maintaining employment, managing their finances, caring for their personal needs, and pursuing recreatio...[more]
Spectrum Scholars DE-Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Brian Freedman
[email protected]
302-831-4688
UDs Spectrum Scholars program promotes a welcoming environment for undergraduate students with autism at UD that enhances their ability to thrive in academic environments and campus life. In collaboration with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and administered by the Universitys Center for Disabilities Studies, undergraduate students with au...[more]
A Solution to Personnel Shortages in the Florida Public Vocational Rehabilitation System FL-Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Tammy Jorgensen-Smith
[email protected]
813-974-0973
The Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program at the University of South Florida, Tampa (Congressional district 15) is funded under the Rehabilitation Services Administration Long-Term Training Program to address personnel shortages within the Florida Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) system. New courses are proposed to t...[more]
Achieving Competitive Customized Employment through Specialized Services FL-Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Tammy Jorgensen-Smith
[email protected]
813-974-0973
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) encompass a group of neurodevelopmental disorders whose defining features include deficits in social communication across multiple contexts and restrictive, repetitive patterns of behavior, interest, or activities (APA 2000, 2011). ASD is an increasingly prevalent (1 in 68) and costly condition in...[more]
Employment - The Learning Academy at USF FL-Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Nona Elizabeth (Beth) Boone
[email protected]
813-974-4033
The Learning Academy at the University of South Florida is a 30 week program designed to provide a structured employment-focused curriculum for individuals diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, between the ages of 18-25 after they have graduated from high school. The Learning Academy provides services, supports and experie...[more]
Employment - The Learning Academy Employment Services at USF (TLA Auxiliary Account) FL-Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Nona Elizabeth (Beth) Boone
[email protected]
813-974-4033
Employment Services assist individuals in preparing for, securing, maintaining, or retaining employment, and to assure satisfaction of the employer and individual. Services could include employer contacts, job analysis and modifications, support in job seeking and retention skills, job development and follow activities until job...[more]
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology South Florida Regional Demonstration Center FL-Mailman Center for Child Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Michelle Schladant
[email protected]
305-243-4466
The Mailman Center for Child Development (MCCD) located at the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine will establish the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST)'s South Florida Regional Demonstration Center (SFRDC), a portal to increase access to and acquisition of assistive services and technolog...[more]
The TAFT Foundation - CARD Miramar Branch/Employment Services Expansion FL-Mailman Center for Child Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Michael Alessandri
[email protected]
305-284-6558
The TAFT Foundation - CARD Miramar Branch/Employment Services Expansion
Georgia DD Network GA-Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Daniel Crimmins
[email protected]
404-413-1286
CLD collaborates regularly with the other members of the DD Network. Activities have included work on Inclusive Postsecondary Education, Georgia History Alliance, Advocacy Days at the Capitol, and the Children's Freedom Initiative. The current five-year plan identifies five topics for future exploration as a network -- Olmstead ...[more]
Georgia Pathways to Work / Explore-Engage-Employ GA-Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Andrew Roach
[email protected]
404-413-1289
E3 is a GVRA program designed to connect individuals with disabilities to real jobs that fill real needs for employers by improving how organizations support independence, employment, and career advancement of students and youth with disabilities. CLD personnel are leading the program evaluation efforts.
Wireless RERC GA-Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Eliseo Jimenez
[email protected]
404-413-8098
CLD has collaborated with the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Wireless Technologies at Georgia Tech in order to understand uses for wireless technology to increase community accessibility for individuals with disabilities. CLD personnel have conducted multiple focus groups with individuals with disabilities, ...[more]
Advancing Employment GA-Institute on Human Development and Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Doug Crandell
[email protected]
706-542-3457
The goal to achieve in this project is as follows: to increase opportunities for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) to seek and obtain employment through providers using best-practice approaches such as customized employment, self-employment, and individualized placements and supports. Many people st...[more]
Supported Employment Training and Technical Assistance GA-Institute on Human Development and Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Doug Crandell
[email protected]
706-542-3457
The Institute on Human Development and Disability will perform services for the State Services Unit of the Governmental Services and Research Division. IHDD will provide training and technical assistance to the Supported Employment program contractors of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities...[more]
Work Works GA-Institute on Human Development and Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Philip E. Chase
[email protected]
706-542-1360
Work Works - The National Web Based Training Project is a certification program designed for Job Coaches and Employment Specialists who assist persons with significant disabilities to direct their own support systems and to become successfully employed in careers they choose and with which they are satisfied for an extended peri...[more]
Center on Disability Studies, a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities HI-Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Patricia Morrissey
[email protected]
808-956-2065
The goal of this project will be to continue and expand activities to achieve the mission of the UH-CDS to support the quality of life, community integration, and self-determination of all persons with developmental disabilities and their families. Due to its particular strengths and resources, the UH-CDS has decided to focus i...[more]
Hawaii Jobs Now Partnership HI-Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Chin Lee
[email protected]
808-956-9142
JNP is developing and implementing a comprehensive set of policies, procedures and evidence based practices that remove barriers, decrease funding redundancies, and facilitate the transition process from secondary, postsecondary, and prevocational training settings, and improve competitive employment outcomes in integrated commu...[more]
Hawaii Positive Engagement Project (H-PEP) HI-Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Naomi Rombaoa Tanaka
[email protected]
808-956-3433
Project Objectives and Activities. The project objectives are to 1) Improve early learning outcomes for at-risk preschool students through a unique grouping of research-based school and home interventions, 2) Build protective factors of families with preschool students by facilitating parental positive engagement through the use...[more]
HRSA BHWET - Hawaii Paraprofessional Training Institute HI-Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Tammy Tom
[email protected]
808-956-9039
The purpose of the Hawaii Paraprofessional Training Institute (PTI) is to build statewide capacity to train and employ skilled behavioral health paraprofessionals, especially in rural and underserved areas of the State of Hawaii. Under a 2017-2021 HRSA BHWET training grant, the main PTI objective during this time period is to p...[more]
NHEP Postsecondary Support Project HI-Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Eric Folk
[email protected]
808-956-0883
Applying the principles of inclusion and cultural self-determination, the University of Hawaii at Mānoa (UHM), in collaboration with the University of Hawaii Community College System (UHCC), proposes to enhance and expand a highly successful support model addressing the needs of Native Hawaiian youth at risk of failure to s...[more]
Project Turn The Tables HI-Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Chin Lee
[email protected]
808-956-9142
The project will organize a reverse job fair at Honolulu and expand the concept to Hawaii County, Maui County, and Kauai County in year 2020 and annually thereafter. In additional, annually the project will sponsor 10 HR managers & 10 young adults to attend the Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity (Pac ...[more]
PSP TPSID HI-Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Eric Folk
[email protected]
808-956-0883
Need: In the U.S., few students with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) receive high school diplomas and despite the delivery of mandated transition services over the past two decades, there has been little improvement in post high school outcomes for these students. Today, less than 1% of persons with ID benefit from postsecondary ...[more]
Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits Planning (Pre-ETS) HI-Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Chin Lee
[email protected]
808-956-9142
Research from several states has shown that clients who receive benefits planning are more likely to gain employment and have successful Vocational Rehabilitation closures. Studies in Wisconsin, Vermont, Utah and Connecticut and many more show that benefits planning leads to better employment outcomes for VR clients. CDS pro...[more]
Work Incentives Planning and Assistance, Hawaii WIPA HI-Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Chin Lee
[email protected]
808-956-9142
The goal of the Hawaiʻi WIPA program is to enable beneficiaries with disabilities to make informed choices about work, and to support working beneficiaries to make a successful transition to self-sufficiency. Our project is staffed with Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC) who will: provide in-depth counseling ab...[more]
Employment Services: Job Coaching and Job Development IA-Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Judith Warth
[email protected]
319-936-8290
CDD provides job coach and job development supports via a fee-for-service contract with Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services and other entities such as school districts and community rehabilitation providers.
ICCSD Work Experience IA-Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Judith Warth
[email protected]
319-936-8290
Iowa City Community School District Work Experience/Career Connections Studies show that youth who have work experiences while in high school are more likely to be employed as adults (Carter, et al, Journal of Disability Policy Studies 2012). Students who participate in occupational education and special education in integra...[more]
Iowa APSE Training Contract IA-Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Judith Warth
[email protected]
319-936-8290
Iowa Association for Supported Employment Contract Iowa APSE is a membership organization committed to expanding community employment for people. Their mission is to change beliefs, practices, systems and funding and so that employment in the general workforce is the first and preferred outcome in the provision of publicly f...[more]
Iowa's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) IA-Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Derrick Willis
[email protected]
319-678-8414
A UCEDD since 1972, the Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) is proud to be a member of the national UCEDD network. Consistent with the Developmental Disabilities Act, our mission is to increase the independence, productivity and community inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of their lives through prep...[more]
MHDS Technical Assistance Contract IA-Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Derrick Willis
[email protected]
319-678-8414
The Iowa Department of Human Services contracts with CDD to provide technical assistance and staff support to the Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services (MHDS) Commission, the Mental Health Planning Council, and the Children's Mental Health Systems Board. Staff support to the includes policy analysis, research, meeting coord...[more]
Midwest Disability Employment Consortium (Kessler) IA-Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Tamara Amsbaugh
[email protected]
515-281-8794
The Midwest Disability Employment Consortium, a partnership of the University Centers for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs) in Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota, aims to improve employment outcomes for people with disabilities. The consortium serves as the backbone for program implementation, evaluation, ...[more]
Money Follows the Person IA-Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Derrick Willis
[email protected]
319-678-8414
Iowa's Partnership for Community Integration (Iowa's Money Follows the Person demonstration project) significantly improves the opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities or related conditions to receive the supports and services needed to sustain them in community settings. In applying for this grant, the Stat...[more]
CDHD Core UCEDD ID-Center on Disabilities and Human Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2011, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Julie Fodor
[email protected]
208-885-6128
The University of Idaho Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD) is improving lives for people with disabilities and their families through exemplary and innovative education, outreach, research, and service. We believe that these individuals and their families have the right to live, learn, work, and play in their o...[more]
Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution ID-Center on Disabilities and Human Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Janice Carson
[email protected]
208-885-6184
Advances in technology have dramatically changed the way in which we communicate. The wide variety of digital and Internet based voice, text, and video communication methods allow individuals to achieve greater independence, productivity, safety and security. The creation of these technologies has enabled a wide range of consume...[more]
Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA National Network) IL-Institute on Disability & Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019
Robin Jones
[email protected]
312-996-1059
The purpose of NIDILRRs DRRPs, which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act by generating new knowledge or developing methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technologies that advance a wide ra...[more]
PRIDE- Partners of Refugees in Illinois Disability Employment IL-Institute on Disability & Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019
Sarah Parker
[email protected]
312-996-5485
Transnational refugees with disabilities are left out of many social service provisions typically provided to refugees. The Institute on Disability and Human Development (IDHD) at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received a three year grant funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabili...[more]
Promoting Entrepreneurship Among Low-Income Youth with Disabilities IL-Institute on Disability & Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Fabricio Balcazar
[email protected]
312-413-1646
DHD professor Fabricio Balcazar and DHD associate professor Sarah Parker Harris were awarded a $2.3 million research grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research. The project, Promoting Entrepreneurship Among Low-Income Youth with Disabilities, aims to develop and conduct format...[more]
RRTC on employment for people with physical disabilities IL-Institute on Disability & Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Robin Jones
[email protected]
312-996-1059
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Camp Yes And (Indpls): An Improv Summer Camp... Expires 8/31/19 IN-Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Cassandra Cole
[email protected]
812-855-6508
Camp Yes And combines communication and social skills instruction for teens with autism as well as deep professional learning for general and special educators, speech-language pathologists, school psychologists, counselors, and social workers (https://yesand.indiana.edu). The camp utilizes innovative instructional methods deriv...[more]
CCLC State Appropriation IN-Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Judith Gross
[email protected]
812-855-6508
The mission of the Center on Community Living and Careers is to promote partnerships between schools and support organizations to bring about positive changes in the lives of individuals and families as they live, work, and participate in their communities.
Family Employment Awareness Training/AWS IN-Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2019, 2021
Judith Gross
[email protected]
812-855-6508
For this project, we propose that we partner with IN*SOURCE to deliver nine Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT) over three years across the northeastern region of Indiana targeted by the AWS Foundation. Each FEAT training includes a two-day intensive training (Part 1 and Part 2) and follow-up individual and group technic...[more]
FEAT (Oklahoma PCDD) IN-Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Judith Gross
[email protected]
812-855-6508
IU shall train the ODDC and their partners, who will implement the FEAT trainings statewide through the provision of the following activities: Consult online with ODDC regarding planning the FEAT train-the-trainer event. Conduct eight one-hour FEAT Training Webinars (to be recorded and archived) for ODDC designated trainers ...[more]
IRCA State Appropriation IN-Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Cathy Pratt
[email protected]
812-855-6508
Realizing the increasing incidence of autism spectrum disorders, the Indiana Resource Center for Autism staff are actively engaged in work that leads to improved outcomes for individuals on the spectrum and their families. Specifically, our work is focused on goals around early detection and diagnosis, effective early childhood ...[more]
NIDILRR Effects of Embedded Employment Resources on the Employment Outcomes of Transition Age Youth through a School-to-Work Collaborati IN-Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Teresa Grossi
[email protected]
812-855-6508
In Collaboration with state and local partners, Dr. Grossi is proposing a research proposal to evaluate the effects of a school-to-work collaborative on the employment outcomes of transition-age youth. The goal of the Collaborative to provide employment opportunities for transition-age youth by embedding employment resources in...[more]
Self Employment IN-Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Judith Gross
[email protected]
812-855-6508
The purpose of this project is to provide short self-employment informational trainings across the state of Indiana with the goal of providing families with an overview of various examples of successful self-employment as well as discussion of potential barriers to determine if it is an employment option that they want to pursue...[more]
VRTA, Exp 6/30/20 IN-Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Judith Gross
[email protected]
812-855-6508
The Center on Community Living and Careers VRS Technical Assistance and Training team has had a busy few years working closely with the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS) staff to implement the new Employment Services model. From developing Check and Connect Webinars by ensuring clarification of topics (e.g., billing, suppo...[more]
VRTA, Exp 8/31/19 IN-Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Judith Gross
[email protected]
812-855-6508
The Center on Community Living and Careers VRS Technical Assistance and Training team has had a busy few years working closely with the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS) staff to implement the new Employment Services model. From developing Check and Connect Webinars by ensuring clarification of topics (e.g., billing, suppo...[more]
Assistive Technology for Kansans KS-Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Sara Sack
[email protected]
620-421-8367
Purpose of Assistive Technology for Kansans: Increase statewide access of assistive technology devices and services to people of all ages and abilities. Kansans of all ages with any type of disability or health condition can request information/referral, evaluation, technical assistance or training supports by calling 1-800-KAN-...[more]
Jerry Vogel Assistive Technology Fund KS-Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Sara Sack
[email protected]
620-421-8367
Jerry Vogel used assistive technology and understood how important access to technology was for learning, living in the community he lovedLawrence, participating in church activities, maintaining his independence at work and at home, and for enjoying nature. What the Jerry Vogel AT Fund Does The Jerry Vogel AT Fund help...[more]
Kansas Alternative Finance Program--K-Loan KS-Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Sara Sack
[email protected]
620-421-8367
The Assistive Technology for Kansans project (ATK), coordinated by the University of Kansas at Parsons, and its non-profit partner, Southeast Kansas Center on Independent Living) operate a financial loan program for the purchase of assistive technology devices and services necessary for independence, inclusion, learning, and emp...[more]
Kansas Telework Program KS-Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Sara Sack
[email protected]
620-421-8367
The Assistive Technology for Kansans project (ATK), coordinated by the University of Kansas at Parsons, and its non-profit partner, Southeast Kansas Independent Living (SKIL) operate a Telework financial loan program called K-Loan for the purchase of assistive technology devices and services necessary for self-employment and em...[more]
KU LEAP: Preparing Leaders to Create Ambitious Educational Programs for Students with Severe Disabilities: Beyond De Minimis KS-Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Karrie Shogren
[email protected]
785-864-8044
KU LEAP program will focus on promoting competencies in three areas of critical need in research and teacher education in the field of special education and severe disabilities: (a) promoting appropriately ambitious goals and curriculum, (b) enabling college and career readiness in students with severe disabilities across K-12...[more]
Promoting Supported Decision Making Planning for Self-Advocates and Families KS-Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Evan Dean
[email protected]
913-945-8729
Years of research on self-determination has demonstrated that when people have increased opportunities to make decisions in their life, they experience better quality of life, employment, independent living outcomes. Adults with I/DD historically have had less opportunity for controlling their life and making decisions for them...[more]
CCDD - Self Advocacy - Health Initiative KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Chithra Adams
[email protected]
859-257-6687
The evaluation unit of the Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky (UK) will provide research and technical assistance services to the leadership and staff of the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities (CCDD). As such, the services include: Collaborating with CCDD leadership to identify resea...[more]
Community Work Transition Program KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Kathy Sheppard-Jones
[email protected]
859-257-8104
The Community Work Transition Program (CWTP) is a statewide collaborative program with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), Human Development Institute (HDI) and Local Education Agencies (LEA). The goal of the programs is for each student to have a variety of experiences and exposure t...[more]
Driver Rehabilitation Services KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Kathy Sheppard-Jones
[email protected]
859-257-8104
HDI, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky Hospital Occupational Therapy Outpatient Services, facilitates HDIs Driver Rehabilitation Services program. Our Driver Rehabilitation Services program provides high quality driver evaluation and training services for people with disabilities who have a desire to become independ...[more]
Employment Education - CCDD KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Chithra Adams
[email protected]
859-257-6687
video efforts around employment will be coordinated through this project.
Evaluation - CCDD KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Chithra Adams
[email protected]
859-257-6687
The evaluation unit of the Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky (UK) will provide research and technical assistance services to the leadership and staff of the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities (CCDD). As such, the services include: Collaborating with CCDD leadership to identify resea...[more]
IPS KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Lori Norton
[email protected]
859-339-0730
Be responsible for the implementation of evidence-based Supported Employment (SE) services for adults with serious mental illness
ISAW Autism Workplace Training KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Christina Espinosa Bard
[email protected]
859-257-7225
With the implementation of WIOA comes an increased need for training for employers on the recruitment and management of new employees on the autism spectrum. Business Service Teams (BSTs) throughout the state will benefit from technical assistance as well as in person and online training. With a focus on youth transitioning into...[more]
Kentucky Supported Employment KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Katie Wolf Whaley
[email protected]
859-257-3586
The Supported Employment Training Project provides six days of required training in supported employment fundamentals quarterly along with optional/advanced events. The primary audience for the workshops is supported employment personnel whose agencies are Supported Employment Vendors through the OVR or OFB. Other participants m...[more]
KY Employment Partnership for Youth with Significant Disabilities KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Kathy Sheppard-Jones
[email protected]
859-257-8104
he Human Development Institute University of KY (KY UCEDD), with the KY Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR), KY Department of Education, KY Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, KY Protection & Advocacy, KY Office for the Blind, Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities, KY Office of Autism, an...[more]
Project E3 Targeted Communities technical assistance center KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Christina Espinosa Bard
[email protected]
859-257-7225
Project E3, the Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Targeted Communities: Empower, Educate, Employ will work with state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners across the United States. The goal is to help people with disabilities from underserved communities achieve their independent living ...[more]
Rehab Technology Project KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Katie Wolf Whaley
[email protected]
859-257-3586
Provide rehabilitation engineering services for OVR customers; provide support of assistive technology training conference; provide CARAT evaluation
Southeast ADA - Kentucky KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Kathy Sheppard-Jones
[email protected]
859-257-8104
This project, in collaboration with the Southeast ADA Center and the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University provides consultation on Americans with Disabilities Act compliance issues to businesses, federal contractors, service providers, and families in the southeastern United States. Consultation include issues with job...[more]
University Center for Excellence KY-Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Kathy Sheppard-Jones
[email protected]
859-257-8104
The Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute (IHDI), University of Kentucky, operates as the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The five overarching goals of our UCEDD cut across each of the eight U.S. Administration on Developme...[more]
Benefit Counseling Work Incentives Consortium - LA BPS LA-Louisiana State University Human Development Center - New Orleans, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Donald Leger
[email protected]
337-962-3476
Disseminating accurate information about work incentives programs and related issues to Social Security beneficiaries with disabilities is met by extensive networking and state-wide collaboration among organizations that assist these individuals in entering or re-entering the workforce. The complexity of the Social Security Admi...[more]
New Orleans Early Education Network (NOEEN) City Seats Program Evaluation LA-Louisiana State University Human Development Center - New Orleans, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Maria Blanco
[email protected]
504-556-7565
Access to quality early childhood education (ECE) has lasting effects on the lives of children and families. Children who receive quality ECE have improved outcomes for behavioral and emotional development, cognitive achievement, and health, as well as reduced risk of developmental delay. For economically disadvantaged families...[more]
PAY Check LA-Louisiana State University Human Development Center - New Orleans, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Susan Killam
[email protected]
504-556-7564
PAY Check prepares students with disabilities who are eligible for VR services in an Order of Selection category currently served by LRS, age 18-22 years to support their acquisition and use of Pre-Employment Transition skills (PETS), Job Readiness and Job Placement. PAY Check will provide participants training and opportunities...[more]
Transition, Employment, and Careers Capacity Building (TEC) LA-Louisiana State University Human Development Center - New Orleans, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Susan Killam
[email protected]
504-556-7564
NEED: Supported Employment providers in the state need access to quality, comprehensive training that responds to the needs of job seekers as well as the requirements of state agencies. OVERALL GOALS/OBJECTIVES. This Project (more properly thought of as an intitiative of the UCEDD spanning several small projects through a var...[more]
AIDD Access to Integrated Employment: National Data Collection on Day and Employment Services for Citizens MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
John Butterworth
[email protected]
617-287-4357
For the past 30 years the Access to Integrated Employment project has described day and employment outcomes and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and contributed to a comprehensive understanding of the factors that influence employment outcomes at an individual, employment support practic...[more]
CMHAM Supported Employment MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
John Butterworth
[email protected]
617-287-4357
The Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHAM) is the state association representing the states public Community Mental Health (CMH) centers, the public Prepaid Inpatient Health Plans (PIHP) public health plans formed and governed by the CMH centers) and the providers within the CMH and PIHP provider networks. Toda...[more]
Community Life Engagement (Field Initiated Research) MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Jennifer Sulewski
[email protected]
617-287-4356
The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI), in partnership with the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) and the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), will address NIDILRRs community living and participation outcome domain through the design and testing of a Community Life Engagement (...[more]
Competitive Integrated Employment Services MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Cindy Thomas
[email protected]
617-287-4312
The Institute for Community Inclusion provides employment services for individuals with significant disabilities referred by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission and the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind. All services and support are community based and with a goal of competitive integrated employment, with support ...[more]
DDS Employment Supports MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Cindy Thomas
[email protected]
617-287-4312
ICI provides employment services and supports for individuals served by the Department of Developmental Services. The outcome is competitive integrated employment with support provided as needed including supported and customized employment.
DDS Employment Training and Technical Assistance MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Cindy Thomas
[email protected]
617-287-4312
Supports implementation and development of the DDS Employment Outcomes Information System including data cleaning and review of the 2008 data, maintaining the DDS Employment Outcome Data web site, providing TA to DDS personnel on use and interpretation of these data, and updating the data display on the web site to meet DDS stra...[more]
Disability Employment Initiative - 7 MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
David Hoff
[email protected]
617-287-4345
DEI V & VII
ES-Coach: A smartphone and web-based Performance Coaching Application MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Alberto Migliore
[email protected]
617-287-4306
The goal of this project is to build ES-Coach, a performance coaching application that supports employment specialists to implement established standards of practice leading to improved employment outcomes of jobseekers with disabilities. The objectives are to: (1) develop a complete ES-Coach application that supports employment...[more]
Field Initiated Development 2020-2022 MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Alberto Migliore
[email protected]
617-287-4306
Bridging the gap between evidence-based employment supports and what is implemented by employment specialists is necessary for ensuring job seekers with disabilities receive high quality employment services and achieve jobs that support career growth and self-sufficiency. The goal of this project is to build ES-Coach, a perfo...[more]
Florida DDC Postsecondary Models - 2019 MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Debra Hart
[email protected]
617-287-4341
Expanding Inclusive Higher Education Options for Students with Intellectual and Development Disability in Florida Florida has significantly expanded higher education options for individuals with intellectual disability (ID) by establishing the Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities (FCSUA) at the University of Cent...[more]
Florida DDC Postsecondary Models - 2020 MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Debra Hart
[email protected]
617-287-4341
Expanding Inclusive Higher Education Options for Students with Intellectual and Development Disability in Florida Florida has significantly expanded higher education options for individuals with intellectual disability (ID) by establishing the Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities (FCSUA) at the University of Cent...[more]
FY19 Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Heike Boeltzig
[email protected]
617-287-4315
FY19 Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment
Georgia Employment Outcome Data MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
John Butterworth
[email protected]
617-287-4357
Develop a web based employment outcome data collection system with a companion public facing reporting website.
Maine Transition Work Based Learning Model Demonstration MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Susan Foley
[email protected]
617-287-4317
Maine Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) was awarded the Transition Work-Based Learning model demonstration grant, with Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI), American Institutes on Research, Jobs for Maine's Graduates, and the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation as key partners. The grant fro...[more]
Maryland employment outcome data and provider transformation MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
John Butterworth
[email protected]
617-287-4357
The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) will provide technical and implementation support to the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) to support collection and reporting of individual level employment outcome data from DDA day and employment service providers. The Institute for Community Inclusion at UMa...[more]
Michigan employment outcome data reporting website MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
John Butterworth
[email protected]
617-287-4357
Design and development, quality assurance and updates/maintenance for a web-based employment data reporting site that uses data from the Michigan BHTEDs data warehouse
Minnesota Technical Assistance Project MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Cindy Thomas
[email protected]
617-287-4312
The Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston (ICI-Boston), in partnership with the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota (ICI-Minnesota), and Strengths at Work LLC, are proposing an innovative technical assistance project to expand and build robust capacity of servic...[more]
Missouri Employment First MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
David Hoff
[email protected]
617-287-4345
Service provider capacity building project funded via a contract from the Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities, to build the capacity of service providers to support individuals in competitive employment. Two Missouri-based ICI staff support the project.
Moving Transition Forward MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Meg Grigal
[email protected]
617-287-4300
The goal of this project is to explore and compare critical aspects of two transition approaches, a college-based transition experience and a conventional high-school or community-based transition experience, and examine the associations between involvement in those programs and student employment outcomes for students with inte...[more]
MPTE - Massachusetts Partnership for Transition Employment MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
David Hoff
[email protected]
617-287-4345
The Massachusetts Partnership for Transition to Employment (MPTE) is a systems change project of the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS), designed to improve employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities transitioning from school to adult life. MPTE is funded by a 5-yea...[more]
National Council on Disability Report on AbilityOne Program and Section 14(c) MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
John Butterworth
[email protected]
617-287-4357
Data analysis and report development that addresses: A. Provide an estimate on the annual cost of services to people with disabilities working in Section 14(c) sheltered workshops through use of National Core Indicators (NCI) data; B. Provide an estimate of the type of individuals participating in sheltered workshop by the lev...[more]
Professional Fellows Programs on Inclusive Disability Employment in Kenya MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Heike Boeltzig
[email protected]
617-287-4315
Professional Fellows Programs on Inclusive Disability Employment in Kenya
Progressive Employment for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabiltiies MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Susan Foley
[email protected]
617-287-4317
This field-initiated project is researching the progressive employment (PE) model for individuals with the most significant disabilities and significant disabilities served by state vocational rehabilitation agencies and community rehabilitation providers. The PE model is a dual-customer strategy that uses work-based learning st...[more]
RRTC on Advancing Employment for Individuals with IDD MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
John Butterworth
[email protected]
617-287-4357
The goal of this RRTC is to address the elements needed to bring integrated employment to scale for all adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Research suggests that bringing individual and local successes in employment to scale requires an integrated approach that engages all stakeholders in addressing: ...[more]
RRTC on Vocational Rehabilitation Practices for Youth and Young Adults MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Meg Grigal
[email protected]
617-287-4300
This study is one of five studies that are a part of the NIDDLR funded RRTC on VR and Youth. This project will use mixed methods to look at the role and impact of vocational rehabilitation in inclusive higher education for youth with intellectual disability and autism including(1) an analysis of secondary data on inclusive highe...[more]
Solutions-Focused Translational Research to Improve Employment Outcomes and Experiences Among Individuals with Disabilities from Traditionally Underse MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Ngai Kwan
[email protected]
617-287-4298
Solutions-Focused Translational Research to Improve Employment Outcomes and Experiences Among Individuals with Disabilities from Traditionally Underserved Racial and Ethnic Populations
State Employment Leadership Network MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
John Butterworth
[email protected]
617-287-4357
The State Employment Leadership Network (SELN) brings state developmental disability agencies together to improve employment outcomes for individuals and families receiving services through that system. The slow rate of change within state systems has illustrated the need for new and different strategies and interventions. Ann...[more]
Supported Employment Tech Services MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Joseph Marrone
[email protected]
617-287-4300
Supported Employment Tech Services
Tapesty of Voices: Seeking definitions of access MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Maria Paiewonsky
[email protected]
617-287-7697
Title: Defining Accessibility in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disability: A Tapestry of Voices. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) (UN 2006) sets out the rights of people with disabilities to live the life of their choosing. Many people choose to live their lives in integr...[more]
TPSID National Coordinating Center 2015-2020 MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Meg Grigal
[email protected]
617-287-4300
Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion, UMass Boston, has received a five-year, 10 million dollar cooperative agreement from by the Office of Postsecondary Education to serve as the National Coordinating Center for colleges and universities implementing inclusive higher education programs for students with intell...[more]
Transition Pathway Services Model Demonstration MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Susan Foley
[email protected]
617-287-4317
The Transition Pathway Services (TPS) Model Demonstration is 5-year federal grant that the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) received from the Rehabilitation Services Administration, in the U.S. Department of Education. The TPS aims to improve career and academic planning skills so that high school students with disa...[more]
Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center MA-Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Julisa Cully
[email protected]
617-287-4386
The WINTAC will provide training and technical assistance (TA) to State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (SVRAs) and related agencies and rehabilitation professionals and service providers to help them develop the skills and processes needed to meet the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
Meaningful Community Services at Kennedy Krieger Institute MD-Kennedy Krieger Institute, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Megan Meck
[email protected]
443-923-9568
Programs Serving Transitioning Youth and Adults with Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute create an inclusive community that respects ones differences and values ones abilities while at the same time developing meaningful lives through community engagement, competitive employment, social experiences, and wellness. Progra...[more]
Project STIR MD-Kennedy Krieger Institute, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019
Tamara Goldsmith
[email protected]
443-923-4146
People On the Go, Marylands self-advocacy network, proposes three comprehensive initiatives for the continuing partnership with Marylands Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) to support its goals around broadening self-advocacy in the state of Maryland. First, POG will focus on Project STIR (Steps Towards Independ...[more]
Step Up Program ME-The University of Maine, Center for Community Inclusion, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Janet May
[email protected]
207-581-1383
Background The Step-Up Program was developed to provide a multi-week residential living and learning experience for DVR clients, who are high school juniors or seniors with an autism spectrum diagnosis, and who may have an interest in attending a postsecondary education program. Purpose The Summer 2019 Step Up Program is a...[more]
University of Maine CCIDS UCEDD Core Grant ME-The University of Maine, Center for Community Inclusion, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Alan Cobo-Lewis
[email protected]
207-581-1085
The University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies, Maine's UCEDD, was established in 1992 to increase Maine's capacity to address the needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. CCI's mission, created in partnership with its Community Advisory Committee, guides its work. CCID...[more]
ACS Abt Associates-Subcontract for the Office of Research, Evaluation and Statistics. SSI Youth Community-Based Services and Supports. MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Sheryl Larson
[email protected]
612-624-6024
Provide research reporting and analysis to the Social Security Administration on community-based employment services available to transition age youth and families in the United States, outline policy and services gaps, and make recommendations for future policy and practice to improve outcomes and access for transition age yout...[more]
ACS Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration. Maryland Statewide Positive Behavior Support MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Jessica Simacek
[email protected]
612-624-1450
ICI is collaborating with with Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration (MD-DDA) leadership, Mid-Atlantic, and University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) to implement positive behavior support in organizations supporting people with disabilities in residential and employment settings. This project is establishing a ...[more]
ACS National Institute of Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). Field Initiated Development Grant. Subcontract UMass MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Kelly Nye-Lengerman
[email protected]
612-568-7293
In partnership with the Institute for Community Inclusion (UMass), this project is to build ES-Coach, a performance coaching application that supports employment specialists to implement established standards of practice leading to improved employment outcomes of job seekers with disabilities.
ACS RRTC on Employment for individuals with IDD: THINK WORK (subcontract) MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Amy Hewitt
[email protected]
612-625-1098
Research suggests that employment professionals do not consistently implement promising or evidence based practices (Butterworth, Nord, & Migliore, in press; Butterworth, Migliore, Nord, & Gelb, 2012, Migliore, Butterworth, Nord, Cox, & Gelb, 2012; Migliore, Hall, Butterworth, & Winsor, 2010). Moreover, the evidence base for pra...[more]
ACS RTCCL College of Direct Support MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Amy Hewitt
[email protected]
612-625-1098
Offers a nationwide, online, competency-based training curriculum to enhance the skills and knowledge of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), frontline supervisors, and managers supporting individuals with disabilities in community settings. It is part of DirectCourse, a suite of competency-based, online curricula for profession...[more]
ACS RTCCL DirectCourse MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Amy Hewitt
[email protected]
612-625-1098
Offers a suite of competency-based, online curricula for professionals providing services to people with intellectual, developmental, physical, and psychiatric disabilities, and to older adults. Operated by a partnership of the Institute's Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC) and Elsevier, a world-leading provi...[more]
ACS RTCCL Diversity Fellowships MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Jennifer Hall-Lande
[email protected]
612-626-0658
Aims to (1) increase the knowledge and capacity of disability within a community-based organization (CBO) that serves diverse and/or underrepresented families, and (2) inform ICI about how to increase staff/trainee diversity, support underserved individuals and families, and better serve diverse communities. This project is part...[more]
ACS RTCCL ES Coach with UMass Boston MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Kelly Nye-Lengerman
[email protected]
612-568-7293
The goal of this project is to build ES-Coach, a performance coaching application that supports employment specialists to implement established standards of practice leading to improved employment outcomes of job seekers with disabilities. The objectives are to(1) develop a completeES-Coach application that supports employment s...[more]
ACS RTCCL MCRI Day Support Consulting MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Jennifer Hall-Lande
[email protected]
612-626-0658
Provides specialized consultation on integrated day services and staff training for MRCI, Inc., an employment provider. ICI develops new tools for staff training to support increased community inclusion and participation for individuals with disabilities in MRCI's day services programs in greater Minnesota.
ACS RTCCL MN Employment Training and Technical Assistance Project (MN-TAP) (subcontract to UMass) MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Kelly Nye-Lengerman
[email protected]
612-568-7293
MN-TAP is a two-year project funded by DHS designed to improve employment outcomes for people with disabilities. This project will provide technical assistance to two groups of provider agencies. A total of 12 agencies will participate over the course of two years. This project will help providers offer better support to people ...[more]
ACS Understanding Developing, and Supporting Meaningful Work for Youth with Disabilities in Bhutan: Networks, Communities, and Transitions MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Brian Abery
[email protected]
612-625-5592
Supports the inclusive community employment of youth and young adults with disabilities in Bhutan, a mountainous kingdom in south central Asia. This program of research and development will be conducted in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom and Royal Thimphu College in Bhutan. I...[more]
NCEO Exploring Predictors of Transition Planning Participation and Future Goal Aspirations of Secondary Students with Disabilities. MN-Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Martha Thurlow
[email protected]
612-624-4826
Explores the relationship between IEP transition planning meeting factors (e.g., a secondary students invitation, participation, and contribution) and the students aspirations for postsecondary education, employment, economic independence, and independent living. The researchers review data from the National Longitudinal Transit...[more]
DMH Employment First and Technology First (PA20004) MO-University of Missouri, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 George Gotto
[email protected]
816-235-5334
Need
MARF Economic Impact Study MO-University of Missouri, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Kelli Barton
[email protected]
816-235-8845
1. Evaluate the economic contribution and impact of direct service expenditures (over past 3-5 year period) using IMPLAN software and data. a. Outcomes: IMPLAN data and software provide the opportunity to model the way an injection of dollars into an industry or sector is spent and re-spent in other industries or sectors of a s...[more]
Midwest Disability Employment Consortium: Just in Time Employment Supports MO-University of Missouri, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 George Gotto
[email protected]
816-235-5334
Need
Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council Data Collection Project MO-University of Missouri, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Kelli Barton
[email protected]
816-235-8845
MODDC is in the beginning phases of developing the next five-year state plan (FY 2022 2027) as required by the DD Act. The state plan is the strategic plan that will guide the work of MODDC through goals and objectives that are the steps MODDC plans to take to create change. The development of a Comprehensive Review and Anal...[more]
PROPEL: UMKC Pathways Inclusion, Self-Determination and Employment for People with Intellectual Disabilities MO-University of Missouri, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Julie Warm
[email protected]
816-235-5371
TIPSID Higher Education Opportunities for Students is a partnership between the UMKC Institute for Human Development, College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Psychology. It is made up of two separate programs available to high school students and young adults with intellectual developmental disabilities that allow studen...[more]
Strengthening Economic Supports for Women and Families (SESWF) MO-University of Missouri, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Melissa Hazley Patterson
[email protected]
816-235-1770
Background UMKC Institute for Human Development (UMKC-IHD) was awarded an 18 month contract from the MO Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Section on Womens Health with a goal to identify the main barriers to work and educational attainment for women through a statewide needs assessment and develop strategies and...[more]
Designing VR Employment Training MS-Institute for Disability Studies, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Jerry R. Alliston
[email protected]
601-266-5979
The Virtually Getting Ready to Work Program will support capacity building activities focused on the DD Act Emphasis Area of Employment. The program will purchase virtual reality equipment, develop pre-employment training using virtual reality technology, pilot the training and then provide training to youth and young adults wi...[more]
Higher Education for All MS-Institute for Disability Studies, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Jerry R. Alliston
[email protected]
601-266-5979
The goal of the Higher Education for All Program is to increase the number of individuals with intellectual and other disabilities that attend postsecondary education and receive needed supports and services. To accomplish this goal, the Higher Education for All Program will develop, pilot, implement and evaluate a postsecondar...[more]
Peer Mentoring Program MS-Institute for Disability Studies, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Jerry R. Alliston
[email protected]
601-266-5979
Create a peer mentoring transition program to provide self-advocacy training as part of pre-employment transition services for post-secondary students with disabilities, and to assist with the transition of these students into post-secondary education in order to achieve degrees in higher education that allow for successful care...[more]
BLAIR: Movin' On in Montana MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019
Martin Blair
[email protected]
406-243-4779
Program Objective: To give high school students an on-campus educational experience which prepares them for transition from high school to college and self-advocacy while in college. Movin On is a 4 day, 3 night campus experience that provides students who are within 20 months of school completion an opportunity to learn...[more]
BOEHM: Living Well / Working Well with a Disability (Sales & Service) MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Tracy Boehm Barrett
[email protected]
406-243-5741
Living Well is ten week wellness workshop for people with disabilities that helps participants achieve full participation through health maintenance and health promotion activities. When appropriate, individuals are encouraged to consider health behavior as one tool for increasing participation. Individually chosen goals are t...[more]
BROWN: Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Kim Brown
[email protected]
406-243-4852
This project will increase the capacity of the DPHHS Childrens Special Health Services to support children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) to transition successfully into adulthood. Activities will include expanding the Rural Institute Consumer Advisory Council to include CYSHCN representatives; developing and ...[more]
CONDON: Competitive Integrated Employment and Transition Projects (Sales & Service) MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Ellen Condon
[email protected]
406-243-4134
The University of Montana Rural Institute has been a leader in the area of transition planning for youth with disabilities since 1995. Activities have included: Provision of education and training to schools, families, students and agencies Development of innovative strategies and transition models; Demonstration, outreac...[more]
CONDON: NCDB: Transition Outcomes for Youth with Deaf-Blindness MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Ellen Condon
[email protected]
406-243-4134
The National Center on Deaf-Blindness contracts with the Rural Institute to provide support and technical assistance with the center's outreach to state deaf-blind projects around transition for students with deaf-blindness and additional disabilities.
IPSEN: Achieving Success by Promoting Readiness for Education and Employment (ASPIRE) MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Catherine Ipsen
[email protected]
406-243-4562
Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (CFDA 84.418P) Achieving Success in Promoting Readiness for Education and Employment (ASPIRE) Six western states have formed a consortium, to conduct the PROMISE experimental design. The ASPIRE project will recruit and enroll 2000 youth with mild to severe disabil...[more]
KIMMEL: MonTECH: Montana Assistive Technology (Loan) Program MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Molly Kimmel
[email protected]
406-243-5467
The Montana Assistive Technology Program (MATP) is the Statewide AT Program funded under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended. MATPs lead agency is Montana DPHHS: Disability Services Division, Vocational Rehabilitation Services. MATP is located within the University of Montana Rural Institute on Disabilities, Missoul...[more]
RTC6: R6: IPSEN: Rural Contracted Services MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019
Catherine Ipsen
[email protected]
406-243-4562
The Rural Contracted Services project explores state Vocational Rehabilitation agency access to job development services provided by vendors in rural communities. The project includes three studies. Using qualitative interviews with VR informants, Study 1 examines current VR agency purchasing practices for job placement and dev...[more]
RTC6: R7: IPSEN: The Use of Social Media for Employment MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019
Catherine Ipsen
[email protected]
406-243-4562
The Use of Social Media for Employment project is designed to improve VR counselors social media and online job search competencies. To achieve this, we propose two studies. Study 1 consists of a VR social policy analysis to explore barriers to and facilitators of effective social media use in counseling practice. We will use...[more]
RTC6: R8: IPSEN: Rural Self Employment Opportunities MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019
Catherine Ipsen
[email protected]
406-243-4562
The Rural Self-Employment Opportunities project will work with a state Vocational Rehabilitation agency to modify, evaluate, and refine a self-employment toolkit, materials, and training materials for VR counselors. During Phase 1 researchers will document self-employment procedures and develop counselor materials and training i...[more]
RTC6: RAVESLOOT: RTC on Disability in Rural Communities MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Craig Ravesloot
[email protected]
406-243-2992
Over 56 million Americans live in rural areas; some because they have always lived there; others because they moved there for opportunity, for beauty, or to escape urban stress. Nearly 20% of them live with a disability. While rural America is their home, living there can place them at a disadvantage. Compared to their urban cou...[more]
RTC7: IPSEN: Place-based Solutions for Rural Community Participation MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Catherine Ipsen
[email protected]
406-243-4562
The overarching goal of our center is to conduct research and knowledge translation (KT) activities across health, community living, and employment domains to explore, develop, and test strategies that improve the quality of life of rural people with disabilities. To achieve this goal, we will (a) fully engage people with disabi...[more]
RTC7: R4: GREIMAN: Rural Resource Analysis MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Lillie Greiman
[email protected]
406-243-6102
The availability of community resources, as well as access to those resources, has a large impact on the experience of disability (Greiman & Ravesloot 2016; Myers & Ravesloot 2016). The Rural Resource Analysis project aims to understand how rural people with disabilities access needed resources, such as Centers for Independent L...[more]
RTC7: R7: MYERS: Rural Transportation Options MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Andrew Myers
[email protected]
406-243-4683
Nearly 30 years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the lack of accessible public transportation is still a major barrier to employment, healthcare access, and other aspects of community participation for people with disabilities. Transportation is critical to maintaining employment and social connections i...[more]
RTC7: R8: IPSEN: Rural Self-Employment MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Catherine Ipsen
[email protected]
406-243-4562
Self-employment is an important alternative to traditional paid employment for people with disabilities, especially in rural areas where job opportunities are limited. Data from the 2016 American Community Survey showed that there are higher rates of self-employment among people with disabilities than without, and higher rates o...[more]
SAGE & GREIMAN: CORE & HRSA: Understanding personal assistance services experiences in rural states MT-University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Rayna Sage
[email protected]
406-243-5233
Research Questions How are PAS workers and PAS needs distributed across geography and how does this correlate with other social and economic factors? What barriers do PAS workers experience in delivering rural PAS services? What strategies do PAS workers use to overcome barriers to delivering rural PAS services? Stage 1...[more]
Appalachian State University Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program NC-Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Deborah Zuver
[email protected]
919-843-7049
The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) works collaboratively with the Appalachian State University Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program (SDAP) to evaluate this program. SDAP supports an inclusive transition program for students with intellectual disabilities in higher education. The evaluation includes d...[more]
Appalachian State University Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program NC-Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Deborah Zuver
[email protected]
919-843-7049
The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) works collaboratively with the Appalachian State University Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program (SDAP) to evaluate this program. SDAP supports an inclusive transition program for students with intellectual disabilities in higher education. The evaluation includes d...[more]
Development of an inclusive postsecondary education (PSE) program for students with intellectual and other developmental disabilities NC-Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Deborah Zuver
[email protected]
919-843-7049
This project proposes to develop an inclusive postsecondary education (PSE) program for students with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (IDD) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, consistent with the University mission to support student diversity and enhance the quality of life for all people in th...[more]
! Advancing Students Toward Educ & Employment Prog FY18 ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Amy Armstrong
[email protected]
701-858-3578
Advancing Students Toward Education and Employment Program (ASTEP) is a 2 to 3 year transition and postsecondary education (PSE) program for students with intellectual disabilities (ID). ASTEP is located on the campus of Minot State University (MSU) in collaboration with the satellite Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) campus loc...[more]
! Advancing Students Toward Educ & Employment Prog FY19 ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Amy Armstrong
[email protected]
701-858-3578
Advancing Students Toward Education and Employment Program (ASTEP) is a 2 to 3 year transition and postsecondary education (PSE) program for students with intellectual disabilities (ID). ASTEP is located on the campus of Minot State University (MSU) in collaboration with the satellite Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) campus loc...[more]
! Advancing Students Toward Educ & Employment Prog FY20 ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Amy Armstrong
[email protected]
701-858-3578
Advancing Students Toward Education and Employment Program (ASTEP) is a 2 to 3 year transition and postsecondary education (PSE) program for students with intellectual disabilities (ID). ASTEP is located on the campus of Minot State University (MSU) in collaboration with the satellite Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) campus loc...[more]
! ASPIRE Year 5 ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Amy Armstrong
[email protected]
701-858-3578
The ASPIRE project is a collaboration among multiple agencies in six states, North Dakota included, to combine expertise and share resources in order to improve the quality of life of many of our most vulnerable families. The collaboration will coordinate activities for the PROMISE national initiative. Specifically, the ASPIRE p...[more]
! Assist with Individual Placement and Support (IPS) ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Michele Burney
[email protected]
701-858-4473
The goal of the project is for NDCPD to provide Community Options with assistance with Individual Placement and Support (IPS) fidelity reviews in accordance with the Supported Employment Fidelity Review Manual.
! LOCAL: ASTEP VR Employment Support ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Amy Armstrong
[email protected]
701-858-3578
North Dakota Vocational Rehabilitation contributes funding towards employment activities within the ASTEP project.
! NDACP Conference Labor/NonLabor ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Kari Schmidt
[email protected]
701-858-4174
This 33rd annual conference provides information that is primarily targeted to employees of community DD providers in ND. Topics include supported employment issues, staff retention and recruitment, behavior management, health transitions for youth, nurtured heart approach, prevention of abuse and neglect, secondary education fo...[more]
! Statewide Customized Employment Specialist Training FY19 ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Michele Burney
[email protected]
701-858-4473
The Statewide Customized Employment Specialist Training Project will coordinate and provide training and technical assistance to community rehabilitation providers to explore and implement innovative customized employment strategies to provide integrated employment for people that currently are receiving day supports and/or in n...[more]
! Statewide Customized Employment Specialist Training FY20 ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Michele Burney
[email protected]
701-858-4473
The Statewide Customized Employment Specialist Training Project will coordinate and provide training and technical assistance to community rehabilitation providers to explore and implement innovative customized employment strategies to provide integrated employment for people that currently are receiving day supports and/or in n...[more]
! Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Customized Employment Training FY19 ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Michele Burney
[email protected]
701-858-4473
The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Customized Employment Training will coordinate customized employment training for State Vocational Rehabilitation Staff. The training will include an overview of customized employment, discovery, job development, and coaching and retention.
! Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Customized Employment Training FY20 ND-North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Michele Burney
[email protected]
701-858-4473
The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Customized Employment Training will coordinate customized employment training for State Vocational Rehabilitation Staff. The training will include an overview of customized employment, discovery, job development, and coaching and retention.
Center for RENEW Implementation NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
JoAnne Malloy
[email protected]
603-228-2084
RENEW is a structured school-to-career transition planning and individualized wraparound process for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges. Developed in 1996 by staff at the Institute on Disability (IOD), RENEW is being provided by schools, community mental health centers, community-based providers, and IOD staff member...[more]
Family and Consumer Leadership Series NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Deborah Genthner
[email protected]
603-228-2084
The goal of the New Hampshire Leadership Series is to support the development of self-advocacy and leadership skills in individuals and their family members who wish to affect change at a personal, community, and statewide level to support the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in their schools and communities. Seve...[more]
HUD-Assisted Residents with Disabilities NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Debra Brucker
[email protected]
603-862-1643
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - assisted adults with disabilities reside within all types of housing assistance yet do not always receive targeted assistance nor supports. By identifying gaps in quality of life, employment patterns and health disparities, this research grant will highlight areas that polic...[more]
Inclusive Communities Project NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Matthew Gianino
[email protected]
603-862-2300
The Inclusive Communities Project at the Institute on Disability (IOD) leverages the IODs expertise and the power of documentary film to promote greater acceptance and inclusion of people with disabilities in schools and communities. The Inclusive Communities Project is directed by the IODs Filmmaker in Residence, Dan Habib. Hab...[more]
Kessler Employer Survey NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Andrew Houtenville
[email protected]
603-862-3999
The employment gap between people with and without disabilities is well-documented. Research findings point to two main factors that contribute to the persistence of these employment disparities: Social Security policy that traps large numbers of people with disabilities into income-support programs that do not foster an...[more]
Kessler Survey: Recent College Graduates NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Kimberly Phillips
[email protected]
603-228-2084
Nearly 30 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed to prevent discrimination against people with disabilities in education and employment. Individuals with disabilities now comprise about 12% of college students, which matters because educational attainment is associated with gainful employment. To date, r...[more]
NH Core Contract NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Andrew Houtenville
[email protected]
603-862-3999
The Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire works with the State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Developmental Services, and the New Hampshire Department of Education on several activities, including: 1. Support the development of a statewide approach to START services in ...[more]
Research Rehabilitation and Training Center on Individual-level Characteristics Related to Employment Among Individuals with Disabilities NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Andrew Houtenville
[email protected]
603-862-3999
Importance of the Problem. Despite the ADA and advances in medicine and technology, as a group, people with disabilities have become economically less self-sufficient over the last few decades. Their employment rates have declined, their reliance on public benefits has increased, and their household incomes have fallen further b...[more]
RRTC on Employment Policy & Measurement NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Debra Brucker
[email protected]
603-862-1643
The mission of EPM-RRTC is to support the disability and policy communities as they take on important policy issues by generating and translating new knowledge about disability employment policy and ways to measure the labor market experiences of people with disabilities. In doing so, the Center will improve the quality of infor...[more]
University Center for Excellence on Disability NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Andrew Houtenville
[email protected]
603-862-3999
Established in 1987, the UNH Institute on Disability, together with the Center for Genetics and Child Development at Dartmouth Medical School and the Institute for Health, Law, and Ethics at Pierce Law comprise New Hampshire's University Center of Excellence on Disability (NHUCED). Full UCED status was granted in 1990. The NHUCE...[more]
Waiver Transition Project NH-Institute on Disability, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Matthew Gianino
[email protected]
603-862-2300
In March 2014, CMS finalized its HCBS Community Settings Rule that defines and sets criterial for what constitutes a community setting for services delivered under the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Program. The intent of the rule is to assure that individuals receiving services and supports through HCBS funded ...[more]
PCAST - Person Centered Approaches in Schools and Transition NJ-The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Margaret Gilbride
[email protected]
732-235-2109
The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE), Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), in partnership with The Boggs Center, conducts training and technical assistance to promote the implementation of person centered approaches in schools and transition. Project staff work in partnership with districts to plan more collabo...[more]
SE Training and TA / Transition to Adult Life NJ-The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Margaret Gilbride
[email protected]
732-235-2109
Through the support of the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) The Boggs Center provides Supported Employment Training and Technical Assistance activities to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities by developing competence among service providers to assist people with disabilities to choose, obtai...[more]
FCPD - Partners for Employment NM-Center for Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Tanya Baker-McCue
[email protected]
505-272-5641
Provider agencies - particularly provider agencies that serve individuals with significant disabilities - need to have increased capacity to improve employment outcome. The goals of this project funded by the Department of Health and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - are to (a) provide targeted technical assistance ind...[more]
Path to Independence NV-Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Mary Bryant
[email protected]
775-682-9057
Nevada Path to Independence Project is an inclusive, two-year non-degree certificate program for students with intellectual/developmental disabilities at UNR. It is a collaboration of the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities and Extended Studies at UNR, with support from Vocational Rehabilitation and Sierra Regional Cen...[more]
Youth Healthcare Transition NV-Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Diana Rovetti
[email protected]
775-682-9063
The Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities (NCED) will provide trainings on transition topics, with an emphasis on healthcare transition to professionals serving Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) and their families. Need: Schools and transition programs for youth focus on employment and indepen...[more]
Community: Employment NY-Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Susan Hetherington
[email protected]
585-275-6608
Pathways to Employment
UCEDD Core Grant NY-Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Suzannah Iadarola
[email protected]
585-276-6484
NEED: There are millions of Americans living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). People with IDD experience significant disparities in terms of health, educational outcomes, employment status, and income. In Rochester, NY we have especially high disparities documented, including some of the highest poverty ...[more]
Assistive Technology: NYS Commission for the Blind Loan Program NY-Westchester Institute for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Izel Obermeyer
[email protected]
914-493-1879
The purpose of this program is to support services to individuals who are legally blind through an established Equipment Loan Closet (ELC). ELCs provide adaptive technology to meet the needs of the Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH)consumers who are participating in vocational rehabilitation services such a...[more]
Assistive Technology: Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) Loan Program NY-Westchester Institute for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Izel Obermeyer
[email protected]
914-493-1879
TRAID - TECHNOLOGY RELATED ASSISTANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES- Through a federal grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), the NYS Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (CQCAPD) provides statewide coordination of assistive technology (AT) activities for people with...[more]
1 - Core Funding: AIDD - Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities OH-The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Marc J. Tasse
[email protected]
614-685-3193
The Ohio State University Nisonger Center UCEDD was founded in 1966 as one of the original University Centers created to provide interdisciplinary developmental disabilities training and services, conduct research, and provide outreach to individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and those supporting persons w...[more]
AUTISM - Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinic OH-The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Andrea Witwer
[email protected]
614-685-8721
Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinic The Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Clinic provides families with initial autism evaluations, as well as re-evaluations and behavioral consults. The evaluation assesses the child or adolescent?s developmental strengths, skills and needs. Parents are able to discuss their child with a psychologi...[more]
DODD - (NCI) National Core Ohio Indicators Data Collection OH-The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Marc J. Tasse
[email protected]
614-685-3193
The National Core Indicators (NCI) Project is a voluntary effort by public developmental disabilities agencies to measure and track their own performance. The Core Indicators are standard measures used across states to assess the outcomes of services provided to individuals and families. Indicators address key areas of concern ...[more]
TRANSITION- Pre-Vocational Integrated Education and Campus Experience (PIECE) for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities OH-The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Margaretha Izzo
[email protected]
614-685-3190
We propose a 6-week program that will begin June 27 and end August 5. Over the course of this FCBDD discovery program, we will serve 14job-seekers and 8-10 FCBDD staff in two groups. One group of 7 job seekers and 4-5 staff would come on Monday and Tuesday, and the second group would come on Wednesday and Thursday. All job-see...[more]
TRANSITION-Transition Options in Postsecondary Settings for Students with Intellectual Disabilities 2.0 OH-The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Margaretha Izzo
[email protected]
614-685-3190
Ohios Statewide Consortia: Enhancing Employment Outcomes for Postsecondary Students with Intellectual Disabilities Abstract Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education (CFDA # 84.407A) The goal of Ohios Statewide Consortia (OSC) is to build, extend, enhance, and sustain existing programs that deliver incl...[more]
Oregon Research Schools Network OR-Center on Human Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Nancy Golden
[email protected]
541-346-8240
The Oregon Career Information System supports the career development needs of Oregonians. Our mission is to: − Develop quality career information resources to support career self-management, career counseling, and career education; − Deliver comprehensive, integrated systems of career information for career awaren...[more]
P2FA: Paths 2 the Future for All OR-Center on Human Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019
John Lind
[email protected]
541-346-9054
The purpose of this Goal Two study is to develop, revise and pilot test the Paths 2 the Future for All curriculum intervention focused on college and career readiness for adolescents who are at-risk for academic failure or dropout. We hypothesize that when implemented in authentic education settings, Paths to the Future for All...[more]
AIDD Core - UCEDD Administration OR-Oregon Institute on Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Rhonda Eppelsheimer
[email protected]
503-494-2705
GCDRC0234ESD3? The UCEDD in the Institute on Development & Disability of Oregon Health & Science University has a 40-year history in promoting the well being of persons with developmental and other disabilities through training, research and evaluation, community services, technical assistance, information dissemination, and po...[more]
Lane Court Monitor (ODDS) OR-Oregon Institute on Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Rhonda Eppelsheimer
[email protected]
503-494-2705
The UCEDD is monitoring the implementation of the Lane v. Brown lawsuit for the court monitor. The UCEDD is conducting 340 in-person interviews with ages 14+ people with IDD, and their family and caregivers to better understand implementation of the settlement agreement.
REKNEW:Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Augmentative and Alternative Communication OR-Oregon Institute on Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Melanie Fried-Oken
[email protected]
503-494-7587
It is our intent to address the communication needs of those with the most severe disabilities who are unserved or poorly served. Our goal is to enhance their communication since communication is a fundamental prerequisite to successful education, employment, health,participation, and community living. Our vision is to ensure th...[more]
Augmentative Communication and Empowerment Supports PA-Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Kim Singleton
[email protected]
215-204-3862
ACES is a 10 - 14 day campus-based program for augmented communicators to designed to increase their ability to use their speech-generating devices for communication, self-advocacy, independent living, post-secondary education (if desired), and employment.
Community Conversations PA-Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Julia Barol
[email protected]
215-204-6476
Temple Universitys Institute on Disabilities will, along with the Leadership and Career Studies Students, organize, extend invitations, facilitate, and provide an outcomes report from community conversations in the students communities. We anticipate that there will be 4 Community Conversations in which the 4 students who are e...[more]
Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment PA-Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Sally Gould-Taylor
[email protected]
215-204-5775
The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation in Pennsylvania works to help individuals with disabilities to overcome barriers and achieve their employment goals. To meet the requirements of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 every 3 years a Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment (CSNA) is performed in order to ascertain and describe th...[more]
Leadership and Career Studies (formery known as Academy for Adult Learning) PA-Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Kathryn Burke
[email protected]
215-204-3373
Each L&CS student will audit or take for credit undergraduate courses as well as Continuing Education courses through Pan African Studies Community Education (PASCEP). In addition to their coursework, students are expected to engage in main campus student activities and a variety of competitive integrated employment experiences....[more]
LENFEST - Employment Here and Now! PA-Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Mary Kay Cunningham
[email protected]
215-204-1485
Through the Institute on Disabilities (IOD), the Employment Here and Now! Program is to provide meaningful work opportunities for youth with disabilities with a focus on youth who are living and attending school in the North Philadelphia area. We want youth with disabilities to be engaged in work and careers that lead to a produ...[more]
State - Discovery Employment Transition Project - The Arc of Pennsylvania PA-Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Sally Gould-Taylor
[email protected]
215-204-5775
Utilize Marc Gold and Associates curriculum to provide training and certification in Discovery, Customized Employment Job Development and Systematic Instruction to Pennsylvania providers interested in offering these supported employment services to ODP eligible service recipients across Pennsylvania. The project will mentor in...[more]
Edith Baker Integrated Behavioral Health Care Fellowship PA-LEND Center of Pittsburgh Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Valire Copeland
[email protected]
412-624-6324
Edith Baker Fellows are trained to become Behavioral Health Specialists, Mental Health Practitioners, Behavioral Disorder Counselors, Rehabilitation Counselors, Chronic Disease Case Managers, Implementation Specialists, Integrated Behavioral Health Consultants, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers with a concentration in integra...[more]
Conversion Institute RI-The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
A. Anthony Antosh
[email protected]
401-456-8072
The Conversion Institute was created in the Consent Decree between the United States Department of Justice and the State of Rhode Island with the intent of increasing access to employment in integrated settings.
Employment Supports RI-The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Vicki Ferrara
[email protected]
401-456-8092
This project provides ACRE approved training to employment specialists in Rhode Island,
Employment Training - College of Employment Services Plus RI-The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Vicki Ferrara
[email protected]
401-456-8092
College of Employment Services - CES Plus - ACRE based training
Employment Training - Supporting Meaningful Employment RI-The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Vicki Ferrara
[email protected]
401-456-8092
ACRE based Employment Specialist Training
Supported Parenting RI-The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Mitzie A. Johnson
[email protected]
401-456-2817
There are approximately 600 families in Rhode Island in which the parents have an intellectual or developmental disability. The Supported Parenting initiative provides support to these families as they develop and implement a self help plan. Areas targeted in the plan include access to supports and services, education, employm...[more]
University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities RI-The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
A. Anthony Antosh
[email protected]
401-456-8072
The core UCEDD grant provides the core foundation for the Sherlock Center and supports several initiatives in the areas of: Individual and Family Support; Transition from Early Intervention to Preschool; Inclusive Education, Transition from School to Adult Life; Meaningful Employment; Assistive Technology; Positive Behavioral I...[more]
Supported Employment SC-Center for Disability Resources, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Susan Davis
[email protected]
803-606-3815
The Supported Employment Program; A Customer Driven Approach, was developed to be implemented as a universal system of service delivery throughout the state of South Carolina for the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. The primary mission of the program is to work toward the understanding, respect and support in secur...[more]
09-Flutter Productions NEH Grant SD-Center for Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
John R. Johnson
[email protected]
619-778-4580
The Center for Disabilities was contacted by Flutter Productions to assist with an evaluation of a three-year initiative funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities seeking to create humanities communities that can foster increased inclusion and interaction among disabled and non-disabled communities. Goals and objec...[more]
16-Alaska Customized Employment Project SD-Center for Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Jon Wallner
[email protected]
605-357-1516
Customized Employment strategies are used to assist individuals with significant disabilities to obtain competitive, integrated employment. Participants will learn how to complete the discovery process and develop a vocational profile and a person-centered employment plan. Case studies for individuals with Intellectual and Devel...[more]
17-Kessler Just in Time Employment Project SD-Center for Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 John R. Johnson
[email protected]
619-778-4580
This project will pilot and assess the functionality and cost effectiveness of virtual technology platforms to increase supported employment service capacity and efficiencies in the Midwest; providing real-time information, supports, and services to workers with disabilities, their long-term job coaching staff, and their employe...[more]
20-Health Care Transition SD-Center for Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Emily Meier
[email protected]
605-357-1475
Training clinical professionals in the delivery of effective health care strategies for persons with disabilities and chronic health care needs. The focus is assisting clinical professionals with effective strategies for assisting adolescent patients and family members transition from pediatric to adult healthcare. In addition,...[more]
AIDD/UCEDD Grant TN-Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Bruce Keisling
[email protected]
901-448-6512
Edits per BK entered by ZD on 3/12/19 - With support and guidance of the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, the Boling Center, as Tennessee's UCEDD, is committed to base all program planning on the values of personal dignity and self-determination, demonstrated community need and broad-based consumer advice and partic...[more]
CLEE - Self-Determination and Transition TN-Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Aaron Kohring
[email protected]
865-974-4109
Last updated by ZD per MJ edits 9/11/17 - CLEE Transition and Self-Determination Project Description Objective II.G. Promote best practices in transition and self-determination to at least 22 school districts and 700 teachers and parents per year. SERVICES PROVIDED BY CLEE: CLEE staff can assist students, teachers and sch...[more]
CLEE - Supported Employment TN-Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Aaron Kohring
[email protected]
865-974-4109
Through a network of account representatives throughout the state, this program provides statewide disability resources and employment services to assist Tennessee businesses in recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities. Our Center has a long-standing commitment to developing a strong and diverse workforce t...[more]
Tennessee Vanderbilt Kennedy Center UCEDD TN-Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Elise McMillan
[email protected]
615-343-2540
As a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center provides the expertise and leadership to help make individuals with disabilities in Tennessee and across the country a part of their communities. The Center works with and for people with developmental disabilities and family membe...[more]
TennesseeWorks TN-Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Elise McMillan
[email protected]
615-343-2540
We formed TennesseeWorks with one goal: to increase the number of young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who are employed in the state. In other words, we are working to ensure every young person with a disability can find a good job, with good pay, that brings real satisfaction, and makes a real dif...[more]
Volunteer Advocacy Project TN-Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Robert Hodapp
[email protected]
615-322-8946
Realizing the challenges parents face in advocating for their children with disabilities, The Volunteer Advocacy Project (VAP) trains interested individuals to become special education advocates so they can provide instrumental and affective support to families of children with disabilities. Since its inception in fall of 2008, ...[more]
1.1 Master's Program: Special Education (Montague) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Marcia Montag Montague
[email protected]
979-458-0828
Project provides Master's students with specialized expertise in serving the inclusive education, social and behavioral support, and transition needs of students with DD and other disabilities. This project will be accomplished in collaboration with special education faculty at Texas A&M University. Each year, the project will a...[more]
1.5 Bridge to Career (Glass) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019
Tracy Glass
[email protected]
979-854-4461
Bridge to Career Postsecondary education has long been considered a pathway to community inclusion, independent living, and competitive employment for people with intellectual disabilities (ID) and developmental disabilities (DD), just as it has been for people without ID/DD. The need for specialized knowledge and skills gain...[more]
1.5 Postsecondary Access and Training for Human Services (PATHS) Project (Glass) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Tracy Glass
[email protected]
979-854-4461
Postsecondary education (PSE) has long been considered a pathway to community inclusion, independent living, and competitive employment for persons with intellectual disabilities (IDD), and developmental disabilities (DD), just as it has been for the general population. The need for knowledge attainment and skill development thr...[more]
2.1 Texas Transition Conference (Grenwelge/Day) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Cheryl Grenwelge
[email protected]
979-845-3727
2.1 Texas Transition Conference Purpose: Successful post school outcome rates in the area of post secondary education and employment for youth with disabilities continues to be considerably lower than for youth without disabilities. Comprehensive transition planning for youth with disabilities is the vehicle that ensures that...[more]
2.2.1 Leadership, Employability, and Advocacy Project (Grenwelge) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Cheryl Grenwelge
[email protected]
979-845-3727
The Leadership, Employability, and Advocacy Project (LEAP) provides training and experiences to youth with disabilities to develop their leadership and advocacy skills. Project LEAP selects youth participants from among high school juniors and seniors across the state. Participants learn the history of the disability rights move...[more]
2.2.2 Work And College Opportunities (WACO) Project (Grenwelge) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Cheryl Grenwelge
[email protected]
979-845-3727
2.17 Work And College Opportunities (WACO) Project The Work and College Opportunities (W.A.C.O.) project at Texas A&M University is a 5-week program held in the Summer for students who are blind or have low vision. TWC-VR Transition Program, Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living and Texas A&M Center on Disability an...[more]
2.4.4 Person Centered Employment Planning Training (Orsag) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020 Meagan Orsag
[email protected]
979-485-4612
FY 2017 In collaboration with the Center on Disability and Development (CDD), the University of Texas Center on Disability Studies (TCDS), the Texas Division of Blind Services (DBS), the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI), Educational Service Center Region 6 (Huntsville) and Region 12 (Waco), and Fungin...[more]
2.6 Texas AgrAbility Project || Battle Ground to Breaking Ground (Grenwelge) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Cheryl Grenwelge
[email protected]
979-845-3727
The Texas AgrAbility Projects focus is on connecting, assisting, and empowering agricultural producers, their family members, and employees with disabilities and chronic health conditions to stay engaged in production agriculture. Agriculture work is considered one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, ...[more]
2.7.1.3 Coalition of Texans with Disabilities (CTD) Collaborative (Orsag) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Meagan Orsag
[email protected]
979-485-4612
Coalition of Texans with Disabilities Annual Outreach Efforts July 2019 - June 2020 The Coalition of Texan with Disabilities (CTD) is pleased to have the support of Texas A&M Center on Disability and Development in providing outreach and training to a wide variety of consumers, providers and to private sector companies ...[more]
2.7.1.4 Family to Family Network (Orsag) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Meagan Orsag
[email protected]
979-485-4612
The Mission of Family to Family Network is to help families with chidden with disabilities by providing information, training, referrals, and support, which includes the following: 1. Offer information and referral to resources; one on one ethnical assistance on the special education process or navigating other service syste...[more]
2.7.3 Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living (Pacha) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Jackie Pacha
[email protected]
979-776-5505
Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living (BVCIL) Through the Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living, provide services that enhance community integration and quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Through the BVCIL, partner with the state Independent Living Council and other centers for independent living on ...[more]
3.3 Improving Postsecondary Outcomes for Students with IDD/DD TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Kelly Wilson
[email protected]
979-845-3503
During the Summer programs, 111 youth with disabilities participated in leadership, employability, independent living, social skills, transportation, and professionalism training. Data was collected via the WACO, LEAP, and Bridge to Career programs to further the understanding of this training on the postsecondary outcomes of st...[more]
3.8 Capacity Building (Zhang) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Dan Zhang
[email protected]
979-862-6514
Individuals with disabilities face challenges in their transition from school to adult life, especially in the transition from school to employment. Federal legislation requires local and state education agencies to work with the state vocational rehabilitation agency to facilitate a smooth transition from school to employment. ...[more]
3.9 Project Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) TX-Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Jacqueline Turner
[email protected]
979-458-0169
***Rationale*** Employment is a central aspect of the well-being for people with disabilities. Studies have shown that employment has positive impacts on social interactions, living arrangements, self- perspectives and self-esteem, economic safety, and productivity (Priebe, Warner, Jubschmid, and Eckle, 1998; Butterworth & Gilm...[more]
1.03 E4Texas - Educate. Empower, Employ. Excel. TX-Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2018, 2019, 2021
Amy Sharp
[email protected]
512-232-0745
The E4Texas - Educate. Empower, Employ. Excel. project will provide post secondary training to transitioning high school students with disabilities. The university-based project will focus on a career goal for students. Need: There is a need for post secondary opportunities for young adults with disabilities. Goals: Deve...[more]
2.03 TTAP - Texas Technology Access Program TX-Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Angela Standridge
[email protected]
512-232-0751
NEED: The Texas Technology Access Program (TTAP) leads the state's efforts to carry out the federal Assistive Technology Act of 1998 as amended in 2004 and earlier versions of the law. The Grant was first funded in 1992 as the Texas Assistive Technology Partnership. GOALS: TTAP goals are State Level Activities which reflec...[more]
Aggies Elevated UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2021
Jefferson Sheen
[email protected]
435-797-8113
Aggies Elevated provides an inclusive, post-secondary education experience for young adults with intellectual disabilities. We recognize that young adult learners with disabilities want what their typically developing peers want: a traditional college experience, the chance to learn and live independently, and to work in a field...[more]
Arizona Recruitment and Retention - TAESE UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
John Copenhaver
[email protected]
435-797-9016
Project Context. The national Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) supports State Education Agencies in improving results for children with disabilities. The State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) are funded to work with the SEAs to improve their systems of professional development, technical assistance, and dissemina...[more]
ASSIST: State Grant for Assist (UATP) UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Sachin Pavithran
[email protected]
435-797-6572
The Utah Assistive Technology Program is an initiative of the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) at Utah State University. The UATP puts assistive technology (AT) into the hands of people in Utah who need it. AT is any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified or...[more]
Bridgerland Literacy UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Alice Shepherd
[email protected]
435-764-9339
Bridgerland Literacy is an adult literacy program that helps adults who struggle with literacy in reading, writing and math. We work with individuals who need to improve their literacy skills to improve their lives, employment, and education. We work with individuals who have basic literacy issues, need help with language co...[more]
Bridgerland Literacy/BRAG UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Alice Shepherd
[email protected]
435-764-9339
Bridgerland Literacy is an adult literacy program that helps adults who struggle with literacy in reading, writing and math. We work with individuals who need to improve their literacy skills to improve their lives, employment, and education. We work with individuals who have basic literacy issues, need help with language co...[more]
Citizens Reutilizing Assistive Technology Equipment UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Sachin Pavithran
[email protected]
435-797-6572
The Utah Assistive Technology Program is an initiative of the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) at Utah State University. The UATP puts assistive technology (AT) into the hands of people in Utah who need it. AT is any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified or...[more]
CReATE: Citizens Reutilizing Assistive Technology Equipment UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Sachin Pavithran
[email protected]
435-797-6572
The Utah Assistive Technology Program is an initiative of the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) at Utah State University. The UATP puts assistive technology (AT) into the hands of people in Utah who need it. AT is any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified or...[more]
Developmental Skills Laboratory UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Susan Olsen
[email protected]
435-797-7461
Adults with developmental disabilities need to participate in meaningful activities that are age- and developmentally appropriate and that are goal directed. These activities need to be individually planned to train and maintain the individual in the areas of communication, self care, independent living skills, fine and gross mo...[more]
EmployAbility Clinic UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2015, 2018, 2019, 2021
Susan Olsen
[email protected]
435-797-7461
The EmployAbility Clinic is a model employment service in partnership with the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR), to provide employer and employee side supports to facilitate increased competitive integrated employment for individuals with disabilities in Cache Valley. The Employability Clinic is dedicated to finding c...[more]
Fidelity Scale Research UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Tim Riesen
[email protected]
801-915-3355
The purpose of the project is to continue the validation process and conduct an exploratory data analysis of scored DFSs to determine (a) if items on the DFS accurately and reliably measure the discovery construct (internal consistency) and (b) to determine whether scores on completed DFS correlate to valued employment outcomes ...[more]
Gibney Foundation Van Purchase UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Sachin Pavithran
[email protected]
435-797-6572
The Utah Assistive Technology Program is an initiative of the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) at Utah State University. The UATP puts assistive technology (AT) into the hands of people in Utah who need it. AT is any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified or...[more]
IOTI - Autism Employment Training UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Jefferson Sheen
[email protected]
435-797-8113
Adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD experience challenges in securing and sustaining competitive employment. Even with graduate level skills, they often fail to get or keep employment, and the result is an 85% unemployment rate. Despite their capacity and willingness to work, adults with ASD face significant disadvantages ...[more]
IOTI - Supported and Customized Employment UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Tim Riesen
[email protected]
801-915-3355
Project Context Adult service programs are continually looking for training and development for their staff. The objective of the proposed project is to continue the project training efforts and to respond to the unique nature of adult service systems by providing efficient, convenient, and comprehensive employment training to...[more]
IOTI - Supported and Customized Employment UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Tim Riesen
[email protected]
801-915-3355
Project Context Adult service programs are continually looking for training and development for their staff. The objective of the proposed project is to continue the project training efforts and to respond to the unique nature of adult service systems by providing efficient, convenient, and comprehensive employment training to...[more]
PIE Utah School to Work Interagency Transition Initiative UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Tricia Jones-Parkin
[email protected]
801-347-2299
Abstract The Utah School to Work Interagency Transition Initiative (USWITI) includes a base consortium of representatives from the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council (UDDC) Utah State Board of Education-Special Education Services (USBE-SES), the Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD), Utah State Office ...[more]
Socio-Ecological Framework Supporting Individuals with Disabilities' Community Living and Participation UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Jefferson Sheen
[email protected]
435-797-8113
Goal The purpose of this research project will be to develop a socio-ecologic framework describing the physical environmental factors associated with individuals with disabilities community participation (intervention development research). This socio-ecologic framework will be used to examine the effect of mainstream communit...[more]
State Grant for Assistaive Technology (ASSIST Part 2) UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Sachin Pavithran
[email protected]
435-797-6572
The Utah Assistive Technology Program is an initiative of the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) at Utah State University. The UATP puts assistive technology (AT) into the hands of people in Utah who need it. AT is any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified or...[more]
State Grant for Assistaive Technology (Uintah Basin) UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Sachin Pavithran
[email protected]
435-797-6572
The Utah Assistive Technology Program is an initiative of the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) at Utah State University. The UATP puts assistive technology (AT) into the hands of people in Utah who need it. AT is any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified or...[more]
UATP Dept. of Workforce Services UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Sachin Pavithran
[email protected]
435-797-6572
The Utah Assistive Technology Program is an initiative of the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) at Utah State University. The UATP puts assistive technology (AT) into the hands of people in Utah who need it. AT is any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified or...[more]
USU Community Integration and Employment Training and Technical Assistance Center UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Tim Riesen
[email protected]
801-915-3355
providers and consumers of HCBS services to ensure compliance with the final rule during the transition process. Utah State University will use a combination of core university faculty and staff, and national and state level consultants to provide training and technical assistance to people with disabilities, families, and provi...[more]
Workplace Supports Training UT-Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Tim Riesen
[email protected]
801-915-3355
The proposed project will directly address the training requirements established by Utah State Office of Rehabilitation by expanding the employment specialist training offered by Utah State University. Specially, Utah State University will develop a Workplace Supports training to facilitate ongoing training. The training will be...[more]
DARS WIOA 511 Career Counseling & Training VA-Partnership for People with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Dana Yarbrough
[email protected]
804-828-0352
The Partnership for People with Disabilities (Partnership) at Virginia Commonwealth University and Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) agree to work collaboratively to meet WIOA Sub Minimum Wage Section 511 Requirements. Scope of Work 1. The Partnership will: a. Recruit, train, and maintain a cadre of app...[more]
National Core Indicators Project VA-Partnership for People with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Parthenia Dinora
[email protected]
804-827-0016
Conduct survey interviews (random sample) throughout the State with adults with disabilities who use waiver and other supports. The survey asks questions related to their services and supports, employment, safety, community inclusion, friends and family and home life.
WIOWA Supported Employment Project VI-Virgin Islands UCE, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2021
Kimberly Mills
[email protected]
340-692-4265
A best practice pilot program to train and monitor job coaches to support people with disabilities in employment activities.
Supported Employment VT-Center on Disability & Community Inclusion, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019, 2021
Bryan Dague
[email protected]
802-656-1345
The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI) has been providing training and technical assistance through the Supported Employment Project for over 25 years. CDCI coordinated several grants/projects designed to increase the inclusion of adults with disabilities into the workplace. Employment Services training s...[more]
CSHCN Nutrition Network WA-Center on Human Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Mari Mazon
[email protected]
206-598-3025

The Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Nutrition Network project is designed to improve the availability of quality, community-based nutrition services for children with special health care needs in Washington State. This objective is achieved through providing ongoing training opportunities and resources to over...[more]

University of Washington Employment Program WA-Center on Human Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Alan Knue
[email protected]
206-685-6836

The UW Employment Program works to create and support mutually beneficial relationships between people with disabilities and the businesses that hire them. In order to accomplish this mission, UWEP staff address three major goals:

  1. To develop and implement new or expanded programs relating to employment of persons with ...[more]
Washington Assistive Technology Act Program WA-Center on Human Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Alan Knue
[email protected]
206-685-6836

The mission of Washington Assistive Technology Act Program (WATAP) is to provide a comprehensive continuum of services and resources to help Washingtonians with disabilities of all ages to make informed decisions about assistive technology (AT), and to provide alternative means of acquiring the AT they need. WATAP serves not ...[more]

Promise Family Advocacy Network WI-Waisman Center, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Leann Smith DaWalt
[email protected]
608-890-1390
Scope of Work/Rationale: The Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE) grant put out by the US Department of Education is a model demonstration project that will improve the provision and coordination of services and supports for child SSI recipients and their families to enable them to achieve...[more]
Appalachian Rural Health Integration Model WV-Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Lesley Cottrell
[email protected]
304-293-4692
The IMPACT WV project is working with communities to create opportunities and address needs of children diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) or exposed to substances in utero. The programs goal is to improve the health and well-being of children diagnosed with NAS, women who were, or are, using substances, and their...[more]
Employment Services WV-Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Jennifer Tenney
[email protected]
304-293-4692
The employment services include a variety of programs designed to increase resources and services to individuals with disabilities who are interested in paid employment. Services incorporate placement through Project SEARCH, assessment and technical assistance through the vocational rehabilitation services as a CRP, and addition...[more]
West Virginia Assistive Technology System WV-Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Jessi Wright
[email protected]
304-293-4692
The purpose of West Virginia Assistive Technology System (WVATS) is to provide services and resources to help West Virginia residents of all ages and abilities make informed decisions about assistive technology. WVATS serves not only individuals with disabilities, but also their circle of support. This includes family members, e...[more]
West Virginia Traumatic Brain Injury Mentor WV-Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND Fiscal Year: 2020 Amanda Acord-Vira
[email protected]
304-293-7105
West Virginia (WV) will build upon a strong foundation of traumatic brain injury (TBI) services and networks to connect the medical home with community resources and train a new generation of providers. The primary goal of the project is to increase WVs capacity to provide services to people with TBI with regard to their long-te...[more]
ACCESS Employment WY-Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2019
Sandra Root-Elledge
[email protected]
307-766-2764
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) and the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) have formed a strategic partnership to increase the number of students receiving Pre-employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS). Pre-ETS services are activities required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014, br...[more]
UW ECHO in Secondary Transition, Education WY-Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Canyon Hardesty
[email protected]
307-766-5003
UW ECHO Network for Secondary Transition will develop and provide ongoing support for educators and other professionals working with students transitioning from the K-12 education systems into postsecondary, employment and community living settings. The UW ECHO in Transition network will provide opportunities for family engagem...[more]
Wyoming Accessibility Center (WAC) WY-Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD Fiscal Year: 2020
Records also available for Project in:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Sandra Root-Elledge
[email protected]
307-766-2764
The Wyoming Accessibility Center (WAC) provides fee-for-services training, technical assistance and assessments to improve the access of individuals with disabilities to education, training and employment. Services include assistive technology assessments, conversion of conference materials to Braille formats, conversions of boo...[more]