Youth Transition Demonstration: Helping Youth with Disabilities Become Employed

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Social Security Administration

Creating programs to help young people with disabilities successfully transition from school to work is an important policy concern.

Programs targeting teenagers and young adults are more likely to be effective than those initiated at later stages, when individuals' expectations about disability and dependence are more entrenched. In addition, interventions that reduce average lifetime duration on the disability rolls could generate substantial savings for the federal government.

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