Fact Sheets and Briefs

Resources: Fact Sheets and Briefs

  Title Topic Year  Formats
Details Effects of Paid Work Experiences on Post-School Employment Outcomes of Students with Severe Disabilities . (2023). Transition 2023  
Details Project NEXT: A Cognitive Support Technology Randomized Clinical Trial for Postsecondary Students with Traumatic Brain Injuries. (2023). Transition 2023  
Details Ask the Expert Q&A #4 Transition to Middle School. (2022). Autism 2022  
Details Ask the Expert Q&A #3 Early High School Transition. (2022). Transition 2022  
Details Effective Secondary Services for Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities. (2022). Transition 2022  
Details Ask the Expert Q&A #2 Preparing for Independent Life. (2022). Transition 2022  
Details Ask the Expert Q&A #1 Preparing for College - Transition to Adulthood. (2022). Transition to College 2022  
Details Collaborations to Support Employment Outcomes of Youth with Disabilities. (2022). Supported Employment 2022  
Details Community-Based Employment Programs for Transition Youth with Disabilities. (2022). Transition 2022  
Details Effective Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Youth with Disabilities. (2022). Vocational Rehabilitation 2022  
Details Effects of Trained Personnel Providing Employment Supports in Higher Education on the Employment Experiences of College Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disability: A Quasi-Experimental Study. (2021). Transition 2021  
Details Project Brief 4: Supporting Integrated Employment Pursuits for Individuals with IDD: Insights from Families. (2020). Supported Employment 2020  
Details Project Brief 3: Barriers to Employment for Individuals with IDD: Insights from Families. (2020). Supported Employment 2020  
Details Project Brief 2: Meaningful Work for Individuals with IDD: Insights from Families. (2020). Supported Employment 2020  
Details Project Brief 1: The Voice of Families: Exploring Perspectives on the Pathways to Integrated Employment. (2020). Supported Employment 2020  
Details Stakeholder Perspectives on Paid Work Experiences of Youth with Disabilities. (2020). Transition to Work 2020  
Details Quick Facts 5: Employment Specialists Services and Benefits to Businesses and People with Disabilities. (2020). Supported Employment 2020  
Details Quick Facts 4: Business Tax Credit & Deductions for Employment of People with Disabilities. (2020). Federal Legislation 2020  
Details Quick Facts 3: When the Job Candidate has a Disability. (2020). Recruiting and Hiring People with Disabilities 2020  
Details Quick Facts 2: Realities of Hiring People with Disabilities: Myths & Facts – Problems & Solutions. (2020). Recruiting and Hiring People with Disabilities 2020  
Details Quick Facts 1: Disability Etiquette. (2020). Employers 2020  
Details Quick Facts: Employment Specialists Services and Benefits to Businesses and People with Disabilities. (2019). Supported Employment 2019  
Details Quick Facts: Business Tax Credit & Deductions for Employment of People with Disabilities. (2019). Federal Legislation 2019  
Details Quick Facts: When the Job Candidate has a Disability. (2019). Recruiting and Hiring People with Disabilities 2019  
Details Customized Employment Topics: Interviewing. (2019). Customized Employment 2019  
Details Quick Facts: Realities of Hiring People with Disabilities: Myths & Facts – Problems & Solutions. (2019). Recruiting and Hiring People with Disabilities 2019  
Details Quick Facts: Disability Etiquette. (2019). Employers 2019  
Details Customized Employment Topics: Social Capital. (2019). Customized Employment 2019  
Details Research Study 2, Research Brief 6, 2018: Barriers and Facilitators to Employment Among People with Multiple Sclerosis. (2018). Multiple Sclerosis 2018  
Details Student Voice: A growing movement within education that benefits students and teachers. (2017). Transition to College 2017  
Details Everyone Likes to Hang Out and Kind of Meet New People: Descriptions of Social Inclusion in College. (2017). Transition to College 2017  
Details Predictors of Higher Education Participation for Students with Disabilities. (2017). Transition to College 2017  
Details Supported Decision-Making as a Foundation for Alternatives to Guardianship. (2016). Parents 2016  
Details Use of a School Based Supported Employment Fidelity Scale as a Self-Assessment Tool for Secondary School Personnel. (2015). Supported Employment 2015  
Details Expectations of Families with Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for Postsecondary Education. (2014). Transition to College 2014  
Details Social Security Benefits for Children and Adolescents. (2017). Social Security 2017  
Details Tips for Professors of College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services. (2016). Collaboration with State and Local Agencies 2016  
Details Transition Planning for Youth with Disabilities: From Incarceration to the Community. (2016). Transition 2016  
Details Promoting Internet Safety Among Users with Autism Spectrum Disorders. (2016). Autism 2016  
Details Virginia’s High School Graduation Options. (2015). Transition 2015  
Details Work-Based Learning for Students with Disabilities. (2015). Supported Employment 2015  
Details Virginia Parents’ Tips on Transition Planning. (2017). Transition 2017  
Details 5 Fascinating Facts: Exploring Technology. (2018). Transition to Work 2018  
Details 7 Fascinating Facts: Goal setting and action planning. (2018). Transition to Work 2018  
Details 5 Fascinating Facts: How You Learn. (2018). Transition to College 2018  
Details 7 Fascinating Facts: Postsecondary education and training. (2018). Transition to College 2018  
Details 6 Fascinating Facts: Selecting a college. (2018). Transition to College 2018  
Details 7 Fascinating Facts: Disability support services in college. (2018). Transition to College 2018  
Details 6 Fascinating Facts: The differences between high school and college. (2018). Transition to College 2018  
Details 8 Fascinating Facts: Applying to and paying for college. (2018). Transition 2018  
Details Research Study 4, Research Brief 6, 2018: Connecting in the Workplace: A New Take on the Social Work Environment. (2018). Vocational Rehabilitation 2018  
Details Research Study 4, Research Brief 5, 2018: Mediators of Symptom Cluster and Employment in People with Multiple Sclerosis. (2018). Multiple Sclerosis 2018  
Details Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Multi-Component Demand-Side Intervention Toolkit or VR Professionals to Improve Employment Outcomes of People with Physical Disabilities: A Randomized Controlled Trial Study - Soft Skills. (2018). Employers 2018  
Details Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Multi-Component Demand-Side Intervention Toolkit or VR Professionals to Improve Employment Outcomes of People with Physical Disabilities: A Randomized Controlled Trial Study - Relationships and Social Roles. (2018). Employers 2018  
Details Q & A on Customized Employment: Informational Interviews. (2018). Customized Employment 2018  
Details Research Study 3, Research Brief 2, 2018: Customized Employment as an Evidence-based Practice: What are Informational Interviews?. (2018). Customized Employment 2018  
Details Q & A on Customized Employment: Parent Questions Answered!. (2018). Customized Employment 2018  
Details Research Brief #5: Self-Monitoring. (2016). 2016  
Details Research Brief #2: Social Skills. (2016). 2016  
Details Tips for Teachers of College Seeking Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Tips for Parents of College Seeking Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Tips for Prospective College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Tips for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder on Building Relationships with College Professors. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Transition for Youth with Serious Mental Illness. (2015). Collaboration with State and Local Agencies 2015  
Details The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act 2014: Students in Transition. (2017). Transition to Work 2017  
Details The Every Student Succeeds Act. (2016). Transition to College 2016  
Details Summary of Performance. (2016). Transition to College 2016  
Details Start on Success. (2016). Transition to Work 2016  
Details School Counselor and School Psychologist Tips for College Seeking Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Promoting Personal Independence for Individuals with ASD. (2016). Person Centered Planning 2016  
Details Implementing the Discovery Process. (2015). Supported Employment 2015  
Details Research Brief #1: Visual Supports. (2016). 2016  
Details Research Brief #3: Social Narratives. (2016). 2016  
Details Research Brief #4: Activity Schedules.  
Details Perceptions of Quality of Employment Outcomes after Multiple Sclerosis: A Qualitative Study. (2016). Multiple Sclerosis 2016  
Details Research Study 1, Research Brief 5, 2017: Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy: Vocational Rehabilitation RSA 911 Closure Data FY 2011, 2012, and 2013. (2017). Cerebral Palsy 2017  
Details Research Study 1, Research Brief 4, 2016: Employment Outcomes for Transition-age Youth with Physical Disabilities: Vocational Rehabilitation RSA 911 Closure Data FY 2011, 2012, and 2013. (2016). Transition 2016  
Details Q & A on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities: Using Social Capital to Access Opportunities and Contribute to our Communities - November 2016. (2016). Employment Research 2016  
Details Research Study 2, Research Brief 5, 2016: Perceptions of Quality of Employment Outcomes after Multiple Sclerosis: A Qualitative Study. (2016). Multiple Sclerosis 2016  
Details Research Study 2, Research Brief 4, 2016: Disclosing Disability in the Workplace: Perspectives of Workers with Multiple Sclerosis. (2016). Multiple Sclerosis 2016  
Details Research Study 2, Research Brief 3, 2016: Considerations and Consequences for Employment of Disclosing a Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). (2016). Multiple Sclerosis 2016  
Details Workplace Accommodations for Workers with Multiple Sclerosis: A Case Study Example - December 2015. (2015). Accommodations 2015  
Details Research Study 1, Research Brief 3, 2015: Employment Outcomes for People with Multiple Sclerosis: Vocational Rehabilitation RSA 911 Closure Data FY 2011, 2012, and 2013. (2015). Multiple Sclerosis 2015  
Details Customized Employment as an Evidence-based Practice to Improve the Employment Outcomes of Transition-age Youth with Physical Disabilities: What is Discovery?. (2015). Customized Employment 2015  
Details Q & A on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities: The Opportunity Game: Presenting Yourself to Employers as a Great Candidate - November 2015. (2015). Self-Determination 2015  
Details Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Multi-Component Demand-Side Intervention Toolkit for VR Professionals to Improve Employment Outcomes of People with Physical Disabilities: A Randomized Controlled Trial Study - Diversity Training. (2015). Employers 2015  
Details KTER Center Technical Brief #6: Highlights from a KTER Center Systematic Review: Employment Interventions for Return to Work in Working Aged Adults Following Traumatic Brain Injury. (2015). Traumatic Brain Injury 2015  
Details KTER Center Technical Brief #5: Highlights from a KTER Center Systematic Review: Behavioral, Psychological, Educational and Vocational Interventions to Facilitate Employment Outcomes for Cancer Survivors. (2015). Vocational Rehabilitation 2015  
Details Q & A on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities: Employment and Supplemental Security Income - June 2015. (2015). Social Security 2015  
Details Q & A on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities: Employment and Social Security Disability Benefits – June 2015. (2015). Social Security 2015  
Details Q & A on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities Using PASS to Achieve an Employment Goal - June 2015. (2015). Benefits Counseling 2015  
Details Research Study 1, Research Brief 2, 2014: Employment Outcomes for People with Spinal Cord Injuries: Vocational Rehabilitation RSA 911 Closure Data FY 2011, 2012, and 2013. (2014). Spinal Cord Injury 2014  
Details Q & A on Supported Employment: An Overview for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury. (2014). Traumatic Brain Injury 2014  
Details Q & A on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities: Employment and Multiple Sclerosis - August 2014. (2014). Employment Research 2014  
Details Q & A on Employment: Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Individuals with Disabilities. (2014). Vocational Rehabilitation 2014  
Details Q & A on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities Personal Assistance Services in the Workplace - April 2014. (2014). Personal Assistance Services 2014  
Details Q & A on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities: Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Individuals with Physical Disabilities - April 2014. (2014). Vocational Rehabilitation 2014  
Details KTER Center Technical Brief #4: Knowledge Translation for Employment Research. Supported Employment  
Details Research Study 5, Research Brief 1, 2014: An Exploration of Employment Barriers and Employment Skill Enhancement of Veterans with Traumatic Amputation. (2014). Veterans 2014  
Details Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Multi-Component Demand-Side Intervention Toolkit for VR Professionals to Improve Employment Outcomes of People with Physical Disabilities: A Randomized Controlled Trial Study - Study Overview. (2014). Employers 2014  
Details Research Study 2, Research Brief 1, 2014: Successful Employment and Quality Work Life after Severe Disability: Comparison of Predictive Models with Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord Injury. (2014). Spinal Cord Injury 2014  
Details Research Study 1, Research Brief 1, 2014: Identifying What People with Physical Disabilities Want and Need to Know About Employment. (2014). Barriers & Facilitators to Employment 2014  
Details Q & A on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities: Customized Employment for People with Physical Disabilities - December 2013. (2013). Customized Employment 2013  
Details Project SEARCH with ASD Supports: A Randomized Clinical Trial to Explore Competitive Employment for 18 to 22 Year-Olds with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). (2013). Autism 2013  
Details KTER Center Technical Brief #3: Knowledge and Application of Evidence-Based Practice by State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Staff. (2012). Supported Employment 2012  
Details KTER Center Technical Brief #2: Benefits of Supported Employment for Workers with Intellectual Disabilities. (2012). Supported Employment 2012  
Details KTER Center Technical Brief #1: Strategies for Reemploying Dislocated Workers with Disabilities. (2011). Supported Employment 2011  
Details Autism Spectrum Disorder Assistive Technology for Cognition (ASDATAC) Project: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Apple IPod Touch as Task Support Among People with ASD on the Job. Autism  
Details Supporting Individuals with Autism in Integrated Community Jobs: Identifying Support Needs to Facilitate Success. Autism  
Details Autism Q&A: Designing Instructional Programs for Skill Acquisition. Autism  
Details Autism Q&A: Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism  
Details Autism Q&A: Reinforcement Assessment. Autism  
Details Autism Q&A: Facilitating Skill Acquisition Using Positive Reinforcement. Autism  
Details Self-Employment Q & A: Assistance not Assessment: Getting at the Heart of Small Business Feasibility. (2009). Self-Employment 2009  
Details Quality Indicators for Competitive Employment Outcomes & Indicator Form Fact Sheet. Supported Employment  
Details Fact Sheet: Augmenting Workplace PAS Through the Use of Assistive Technology Vol. 4. Personal Assistance Services  
Details Q & A on Customized Employment: Self-Employment as a Customized Employment Outcome. Self-Employment  
Details Assisting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families to Pursue Their Employment. Transition to Work  
Details 2006 Student Earned Income Exclusion Fact Sheet. Social Security  
Details The Realities of Hiring People with Disabilities Fact Sheet. Accommodations  
Details Disclosure Decisions: To Get the Job Fact Sheet. Customized Employment  
Details Funding Consumer-Directed Employment Outcomes Fact Sheet. Customized Employment  
Details Q & A on Customized Employment: Assistive Technology as a Workplace Support. Assistive Technology  
Details Customized Employment Q & A. Customized Employment  
Details Q & A on Customized Employment: Employment Negotiations. Customized Employment  
Details Q & A on Customized Employment: Disclosure. Customized Employment  
Details FastFacts On.. WHEN THE JOB CANDIDATE HAS A DISABILITY Fact Sheet. Accommodations  
Details Fast Facts on Psychiatric Disabilites Fact Sheet. Psychiatric Disabilities  
Details Autism Information Fast Facts: Tips for Effectively Collecting Data. (2017). 2017  
Details Autism Q & A: Antecedent Based Intervention. (2016). Autism 2016  
Details Autism Q & A: Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2013). 2013  
Details Autism Q & A: Designing Instructional Programs for Skill Acquisition. (2013). Autism 2013  
Details Autism Q & A: Facilitating Skill Acquisition Using Positive Reinforcement. (2013). Autism 2013  
Details Autism Q & A: Introduction to Alternative and Augmentative Communication. (2013). Autism 2013  
Details Autism Q & A: Positive Behavior Support. (2013). Autism 2013  
Details Autism Q & A: Positive Behavior Support Plans. (2013). Autism 2013  
Details Autism Q & A: Providing Choices. (2016). Autism 2016  
Details Autism Q & A: Reinforcement Assessment. (2013). Autism 2013  
Details Autism Q & A: Social Skills. Autism  
Details Autism Q & A: The Foundational Five. (2016). Autism 2016  
Details Autism Q & A: Using a Least to Most Prompts Teaching Strategy. (2013). Autism 2013  
Details Autism Q & A: Using a Task Analysis for Instruction. (2011). Autism 2011  
Details Autism Q & A: Using Prompts to Promote Skill Acquisition. (2013). Autism 2013  
Details Autism Q & A: What is Applied Behavior Analysis?. (2013). Autism 2013  
Details Bedford County Public Schools in Collaboration with VCU-ACE Experiences Success. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Co-Teaching Efficacy: What Does the Research Say?. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details College Accommodations. (2015). Accommodations 2015  
Details Community Services Boards Services for Youth with Mental Health Disabilities. Collaboration with State and Local Agencies  
Details Decreasing Vulnerability through Sexuality Education for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. (2016). Autism 2016  
Details Effective Practices and Predictors of Positive Employment Outcomes. (2016). Employment Research 2016  
Details Employment and Disability: Expanding Employment Opportunities. (2017). Supported Employment 2017  
Details Employment First in Virginia. (2016). Supported Employment 2016  
Details Five Tips for Increasing Your Indicator 14 Response Rates. (2016). Transition to College 2016  
Details How to Collect Data on Social Skills. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Paraprofessionals: An Essential Piece to the Puzzle. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Project PASS: Preparing for Academic and Social Success. (2017). Autism 2017  
Details Promoting Community Independence for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2016). Autism 2016  
Details Self-Employment Q & A: Developing a Business Plan. Self-Employment  
Details Top 5 Things to Consider when Setting up a Classroom to Support Students with ASD. (2016). Autism 2016  
Details Research Study 2, Research Brief 2, 2015: Important Outcomes of Employment as Reported by People with Multiple Sclerosis. (2015). Multiple Sclerosis 2015