Staff Bio

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Katherine Inge, Ph.D., O.T.R.

Director of the RRTC on Employment for People with Physical Disabilities, Director of Instructional Technology

kinge@vcu.edu | 804-828-5956

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Dr. Inge has over 30 years experience providing training and technical assistance including developing and disseminating best practice information on employment for those who have been unemployed or underemployed due to significant disabilities. Currently, she is the Director for VCU's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities.  She is also the Project Coordinator for VCU's subcontract to SEDL's Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research. Both of these projects are funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).

She was the Director of START-UP/USA, which was a National Technical Assistance Center for researching self-employment as a viable employment outcome for individuals with significant disabilities.  She also was the project director for Region III CRP-RCEP and T-TAP (Training and Technical Assistance for Providers) a national technical assistance center whose mission was to assist agencies in converting their facility-based programs to integrated competitive employment.

Katherine Inge, Ph.D., OT.R., is the Director of the RRTC. Dr. Inge has been with VCU-RRTC since 1982 and holds degrees in occupational therapy, and special education. She has co-authored books, book chapters, journal articles, newsletters, and produced numerous other training materials on employment for individuals with disabilities. She has been the Director of Instructional Technology at VCU for over 15 years and has served as PI or Project Director for projects on employment including START-UP-USA, DOL ODEP; the Region III Community Rehabilitation Providers continuing education program (CRP-RCEP), RSA; Training And Technical Assistance For Providers (T-TAP), DOL ODEP; TechLink, an online project offering course work on transition and employment US Dept of Education; Project Access for people with physical disabilities, RSA; and other transition-age youth demonstration projects.

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