Children and Youth

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the 2012 Annual Performance Report (APR) from National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grantees. The grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period of June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012. The report also compares data on some variables from 2008 through 2012.

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the 2013 Annual Performance Report (APR) from National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grantees. The grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period of June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013. The report also compares data on some variables from 2009 through 2013.

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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.

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.

The National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, coordinated the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Technical Assistance (TA) Network. The flyer was distributed at professional and consumer conferences to promote the use of TA Network resources.

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.

This primer summarizes and provides background information and highlighted findings from a qualitative study that explores the experiences 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 provide high-level information and inform participants about this important study.

This report presents the findings of an innovative, qualitative study exploring the experiences 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. This report includes background information, an environmental scan, research findings and quotes from study participants.

New Editions provides logistics and management support to assist the OD in implementing the Call to Action Strategic Plan. We plan and conduct important events: a conference with major health care provider organizations to identify best practices in disability awareness training for physicians and nurses and a forum with employers to identify best practices in providing access to health care services for employees with disabilities. New Editions also develops publications for employers and employees to support improved health care access in the workplace.