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Youth with Special Health Care Needs in Transition Formative Research Report

This report for presents the findings of an innovative, qualitative study exploring the experience of youth with special health care needs as they transition into adulthood. It focuses on the importance of including youth in the decision-making process, and uses their insights and experi­ences to help shape and inform recommen­dations for future initiatives. It includes background information, an environmental scan, as well as research findings and quotes from study participants.

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Youth with Special Health Care Needs in Transition Study at a Glance

This primer provides summary and background information, as well as the highlighted findings of a qualitative study exploring the experience of youth with special health care needs as they transition into adulthood. The Study at a Glance was developed to be used at conferences, presentations, and poster sessions to inform participants and provide high-level information on this important study.

VR Research in Brief: Centers for Youth with Disabilities, Parents, and Professionals Working in Transition and Employment Planning

Youth Transition Centers Research Brief

This research brief was developed as part of the National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, to summarize current research findings on youth transition programs. It was distributed to state vocational rehabilitation programs, regional Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) Centers, independent living centers, parent information and training centers, and vocational rehabilitation researchers.

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Participation in Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Review of the Literature 2001 – 2010

Co-authored by Dr. Christine Domzal of New Editions, this article reviews the literature from 2001-2010 on participation in postsecondary education by students with intellectual disabilities. The review addresses program design and implementation and describes services across state, regional, and national levels. Little research on participant outcomes was identified. Recommendations for next steps are provided.

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Strategic Plan

The OAST Strategic plan was developed by New Editions in conjunction with OAST’s senior leadership to convey the strategic direction of the newly formed office to its customers and stakeholders. This five year plan describes the alignment of OAST priorities and activities with its mission, vision, goals, and strategies.

VR Research in Brief: A Partnership in Career Development for People with Disabilities: Collaboration Between Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and Families

Family Influence on Career Choices for People with Disabilities Research Brief

This research brief was developed as part of the National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, to summarize current research on family influence on career choices for people with disabilities. It was distributed to state vocational rehabilitation programs, regional Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) Centers, independent living centers, parent information and training centers, and vocational rehabilitation researchers.

VR Research in Brief: Achieving Vocational Success after Traumatic Brain Injury

Research Brief on Vocational Success after Traumatic Brain Injury

This research brief was developed as part of the National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, to summarize current research findings on strategies for employment success after traumatic brain injury. It was distributed to state vocational rehabilitation programs, regional Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) Centers, independent living centers, parent information and training centers, and vocational rehabilitation researchers.

Participation in Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Review of the Literature

Participation in Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Review of the Literature 2001 – 2010

Co-authored by Dr. Christine Domzal of New Editions, this article reviews the literature from 2001-2010 on participation in postsecondary education by students with intellectual disabilities. The review addresses program design and implementation and describes services across state, regional, and national levels. Little research on participant outcomes was identified. Recommendations for next steps are provided.

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium 2010

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium 2010

As part of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics, New Editions designed, published and disseminated this compendium to make key data on disability issues more accessible to the general public.

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Disability Policy Working Paper Series

New Editions’ team of researchers prepared 10 working papers on disability policy issues to support the 2010 National Disability Summit on Disability Policy. This landmark event marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and attracted over 400 stakeholders from across the country. The papers addressed policy accomplishments and future challenges in areas such as civil rights, housing, health, employment, education and technology.

Fact Sheets

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AT for Safe Bathing

AbleData guide on AT for safter bathing

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The Accessibility and Mobile Apps Story

AbleData guide on accessibility and mobile AT apps.

Quick Guide for Accessible Word Documents

Quick Guide for Accessible Word 2013, 2010, 2007

This quick guide created by the New Editions Section 508 Team, overviews the essential steps to creating accessible word documents. 

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AT Can Help You Manage Diabetes

AbleData guide on AT to help people with diabetes.

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How AT Can Help You at Play

A guide to assist readers in finding out ways assistive technology (AT) can help them perform recreational activities - both indoors and outside.

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One-Stop Employment Network Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of how the Department of Labor funded One-Stops can become employment networks (ENs) and take advantage of SSA funding for placing individuals with disabilities in jobs through the Ticket to Work program.

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How AT Can Help You in the Workplace

Guide to assist employees in understanding how assistive technologies can help them in the workplace and how to obtain them.

Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) Why the Initiative Fact Sheet

Disability Program Navigator Fact Sheets

These fact sheets highlight the services of Disability Program Navigators (DPNs), who assist candidates with disabilities and One-Stop workforce professionals in navigating myriad disability related employment and support programs at the local level.

Quick Guide for Accessible PowerPoint Presentations

Quick Guide for Accessible PowerPoint Presentations

This quick guide reviews the basics of creating accessible PowerPoint presentations.

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Tips for Choosing AT Products for Yourself

Guide to assist customers in finding and choosing better assistive technology for themselves.