Projects

Employment Policy and Measurement Rehabilitation Research and Training Center

2010-2015
Prepared For

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

Passage of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ushered in a new era of employment opportunities for people with disabilities by authorizing national policies and programs to support their efforts to join the workforce.

Yet more than four decades later, these individuals face higher unemployment, participate in work programs and services in lower numbers, and have limited funding for employment services, compared to the general population.

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Gina Livermore

Gina Livermore

Senior Fellow; Director, Center for Studying Disability Policy

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Carol  Irvin

Carol Irvin

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David  Wittenburg

David Wittenburg

Disability Area Director

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David Mann

David Mann

Senior Researcher

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Frank Martin

Frank Martin

Researcher

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