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Submissions from 2015

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State Agency Promising Practices: New Hampshire’s Employment Data Collection - The Power to Transform Communication, Partnership, and Service Delivery, Jennifer Bose and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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State Agency Promising Practice: Washington’s Investment in Robust Training and Technical Assistance, Jennifer Bose and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Trends in Employment Outcomes of Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2006-2013, John Butterworth, Alberto Migliore, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes, 2015, John Butterworth, Frank A. Smith, Jean Winsor, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons, Alberto Migliore, Daria Domin, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Services for People with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities in the U.S. Territories, John Butterworth and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Data Note PLUS: Federal Data Snapshot of Puerto Rico on Individuals with Disabilities, Daria Domin, Jean Winsor, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Training Together: State Policy and Collective Participation in Early Educator Professional Development, Anne Douglass, Alice Carter, Frank Smith, and Sherri Killins

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Emerging Practices, Transition: Leadership (Issue Number 2 of 8), Karen Flippo and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Emerging Practices, Transition: Strategic Goals and Operating Policies (Issue Number 3 of 8), Karen Flippo and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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State Agency Promising Practice: Project GATE in Alabama - Creative Sequencing of Funding, Susanne Freeze and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Partnerships in Employment National Transition Systems Change Project: Building a Transition-to-Employment Agenda, Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Caregiving, Services, and Advocacy Among Siblings of Individuals with Disabilities, John Kramer and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Emerging Practices, Transition: Performance Measurement and Data Management (Issue Number 4 of 8), Cady Landa and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Emerging Practices, Transition: Services and Service Innovations (Issue Number 6 of 8), Cady Landa and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Emerging Practices, Transition: Training and Technical Assistance (Issue Number 7 of 8), Cady Landa and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Emerging Practices, Transition: Youth Leadership and Family Engagement (Issue Number 8 of 8), Cady Landa and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Community Life Engagement: Data Sources, Definitions, and Measurement (Engage: A Brief Look at Community Engagement, Issue No. 2, 2015), Oliver Lyons, Allison Hall, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Increasing Organizational Accountability and Performance: Activity Tracking for Employment Consultants, Alberto Migliore, Kelly Nye-Lengerman, Jeanine Pavlak, Steve Aalto, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Introduction to Community Life Engagement (Engage: A Brief Look at Community Engagement, Issue No. 1, 2015), Jennifer Sullivan Sulewski, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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CRP Organizational Change (Bringing Employment First to Scale, Issue No. 2), ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Integrating Research, Training, and Knowledge Translation (Bringing Employment First to Scale, Issue No. 1), ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Delphi Panel Findings, Brief #1: Introduction, Values, and Major Themes, Cindy Thomas, Jennifer Sulewski, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Delphi Panel Findings, Brief #2: Transition from School to Work, Cindy Thomas, Jennifer Sulewski, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Delphi Panel Findings, Brief #3: Collaboration Across Agencies, Cindy Thomas, Jennifer Sulewski, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Delphi Panel Findings, Brief #4: Education and Training for Job Seekers, Cindy Thomas, Jennifer Sulewski, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Delphi Panel Findings, Brief #5: Processes Within State Agencies, Cindy Thomas, Jennifer Sulewski, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Delphi Panel Findings, Brief #6: Generation and Use of Data and Evidence, Cindy Thomas, Jennifer Sulewski, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Delphi Panel Findings, Brief #7: Paths Toward Fair Wages, Cindy Thomas, Jennifer Sulewski, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Emerging Practices, Transition: Interagency Collaboration (Issue Number 1 of 8), Jean Winsor, Cady Landa, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Partnerships in Employment: Supporting Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in their Communities, Jean Winsor, Jennifer Sulewski, Karen Flippo, and John Butterworth

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Data Note: State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies' Service Trends, Jean Winsor and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Emerging Practices, Transition: Funding Mechanisms (Issue Number 5 of 8), Jean Winsor and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

Submissions from 2014

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StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes, 2014, John Butterworth, Jean Winsor, Frank A. Smith, Alberto Migliore, Daria Domin, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons, Allison Cohen Hall, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Partnerships in Employment: What Matters Most: Research on Elevating Parent Expectations, TASH Town Hall, December 2014, Erik W. Carter and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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State Agency Promising Practice - Missouri: Using a Regional Technical Assistance Infrastructure to Promote Employment First, Allison Hall and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Effective supervision and career advancement of individuals with IDD, John Kramer, Jean Winsor, and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Partnerships in Employment: Summary of: Section 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services Waivers and Section 1915(i) State Plan Home and Community Based Services, Cady Landa and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Data Note: Are Young Adults With Intellectual Disabilities Getting Work Experiences from Participating in the Vocational Rehabilitation Program?, Alberto Migliore and Jean Winsor

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Partnerships in Employment Brief: Engaging Families of Youth with Intellectual Disabilities in Systems Change Efforts, Sean Roy

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Service Provider Promising Practice - Able Opportunities and the Work Independence Network (Washington): Creating an Individual Placement Model Focusing on the Needs of Both Job Seekers and Employers, ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Service Provider Promising Practice: Job Squad, Inc. (West Virginia) - A Blog that Conveys the Importance of Community Employment, ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Service Provider Promising Practice: LaunchAbility Academy Training Program (Texas) - On-Site Training to Improve Employment Outcomes, ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Service Provider Promising Practice: Lending Works from Progressive Employment Concepts (California) - Helping Business Owners Find Start-Up Capital, ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Service Provider Promising Practices: LCS in Wisconsin - An Organizational Investment in Capacity-Building and Staff Training, ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Service Provider Promising Practice - Via of the Lehigh Valley (Pennsylvania): Partnership with Local Schools to Provide Customized Employment, ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Service Provider Promising Practice - Work Inc. (Massachusetts): Using Data to Track Job Development Activities During Organizational Change, ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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State Agency Promising Practice: Oregon’s Keys for Case Managers Initiative - Ensuring Case Manager Technical Capacity, Investment, and Engagement in Employment First, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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State Agency Promising Practice: Wisconsin’s Community Conversations - Building a Youth Employment Coalition Through Structured Opportunities to Communicate, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Data Note: State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies' Service Trends, Jean Winsor

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Data Note: Vocational Rehabilitation Closure Trends for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: A Snapshot of Five U.S. Territories, Jean Winsor and Daria Domin

Submissions from 2013

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Case Studies of Emerging/Innovative Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Practices in Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, Robert Burns, Kelly Haines, Elizabeth Porter, Heike Boeltzig-Brown, and Susan Foley

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StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes, 2012, John Butterworth, Allison Cohen Hall, Frank A. Smith, Alberto Migliore, Jean Winsor, Daria Domin, and Jennifer Sulewski

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StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes, 2013, John Butterworth, Frank A. Smith, Allison Cohen Hall, Alberto Migliore, Jean Winsor, and Daria Domin

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Inclusive Concurrent Education Partnership, Aimee D’Avignon; Laura Vanderberg; Felicia Wilczenski; and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston;

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The Massachusetts Early Education and Care: Professional Development Study, Anne Douglass, Alice Carter, and Frank Smith

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Building the Capacity of the Massachusetts Workforce Development System in Massachusetts to Better Serve Individuals with Disabilities, Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) - Partnership with Community-based Organizations (CBOs), Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Reciprocity and Social Capital in Sibling Relationships of People with Disabilities, John Kramer, Allison Hall, and Tamar Heller

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Institute Brief: Support through Mentorship: Accessible Supervision of Employees with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, John Kramer, Ashley Wolfe, and Jean Winsor

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Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies Helping People With Psychiatric Disabilities Get Employed: How Far Have We Come? How Far Do We Have to Go?: Case Studies of Promising Practices in Vocational Rehabilitation, Joseph Marrone, Mary Lynn Cala, Kelly Haines, Heike Boeltzig-Brown, and Susan Foley

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Data Note: Employment Trends of Young Adults with Cognitive Disabilities: 2004–2011, Alberto Migliore and Cady Landa

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Data Note: State Trends in the Vocational Rehabilitation Engagement of Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: 2002-2011, Alberto Migliore and Jean E. Winsor

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Data Note: Shifts in VR Outcome Trends for VR Customers With and Without Intellectual Disabilities, Frank A. Smith

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School for Global Inclusion and Social Development: Expanding the UMass Boston community on a regional, national, and international level, David Temelini and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Service Provider Promising Practice: KFI in Maine - Making Mission-Driven Choices About Funding and Service Innovation, ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Service Provider Promising Practice: New England Business Associates (Massachusetts) - Everyone is Job-Ready, ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Supporting Employment First: Assisting states in achieving improved employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual disabilities, Cindy Thomas and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Data Note: People Served in Community Mental Health Programs and Employment, Stephanie Wallace and Frank A. Smith

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Data Note: State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies’ Service Trends, Jean Winsor

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Partnerships in Employment: Benchmarking Toolkit, Jean Winsor and Alberto Migliore

Submissions from 2012

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Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education, Laura Bozeman; Robert McCulley; and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Research to Practice: The 2010–2011 National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers Report 1: Overview of Services, Trends and Provider Characteristics, Daria Domin and John Butterworth

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Service Works!: Collaboration between Vocational Rehabilitation and National Service Programs as an Avenue towards Employment for VR Clients, Sheila Fesko; Allison Hall; and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Partnerships that Benefit State Systems, Suzzanne Freeze; John Butterworth; Daria Domin; Allison Hall; Jean Winsor; and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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The New England TACE CENTER Provides Technical Assistance & Continuing Education, Cecelia Gandolfo and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Institute Brief: Effective Training for Employment Consultants: Job Development and Support Strategies, Amy Gelb, Derek Nord, Alberto Migliore, and John Butterworth

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Description of Supported Employment Practices, Cross-System Partnerships, and Funding Models of Four Types of State Agencies and Community Rehabilitation Providers, Kelly Haines, Joseph Marrone, John Halliday, Michael Tashjian, Martha Klemm, Susan Stoddard, and Susan M. Foley

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Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) partners with Community-based Organizations (CBOs), David Helm and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Data Note: Prevalence of Youth with Autism Who Received Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Alberto Migliore and Agnieszka Zalewska

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Data Note: What Are the Employment Experiences of Youth with Autism After High School?, Alberto Migliore and Agnieszka Zalewska

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OPT4College: An Online Educational Transition Curriculum for Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs, Nerlie Ogilus; Miriam Heyman; Myra Rosen-Reynoso; Susan Foley; Judy Palfrey; and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Think, Hear, See, Believe… College: Developing Protocol with Young Advocates to Prepare and Disseminate Accessible and Usable Information, Maria Paiewonsky and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Funding Health-Related VR Services: The Potential Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Use of Private Health Insurance and Medicaid to Pay for Health-Related VR Services, Robert Silverstein

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Data Note: VR Outcome Trends and the Recent Decline in Employment for VR Customers with Intellectual Disabilities, Frank A. Smith, John Butterworth, Daria Domin, and Allison Cohen Hall

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Inclusive National and Community Service: Bringing Together Service and Disability Communities, Paula Sotnik, Jewel Bazilio-Bellegarde, George Jesien, Felicia L. Wilczenski, Gayann Brandenburg, Debra Hart, Sheila Fesko, Stephan Hamlin-Smith, and Alice Krueger

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The Development and Use of Online Modules for Professional Development in Early Childhood Education, Angela Stone-MacDonald; Anne Douglass; MaryLu Love; and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Indicators for Improving Educational, Employment, and Economic Outcomes for Youth and Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A National Report on Existing Data Sources, Jennifer Sullivan Sulewski, Agnieszka Zalewska, and John Butterworth

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Partnering with the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services on Employment-Focused Systems Change, Cindy Thomas; Margaret Van Gelder; John Butterworth; and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Early Literacy Matters, Lisa Van Thiel and Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Data Note: Growth in Community-based Non-work, Jean Winsor and John Butterworth

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Data Note: State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies’ Service Trends, Jean E. Winsor

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Data Note: Vocational Rehabilitation Employment Outcomes for Transition-Age Youth with Intellectual Disabilities, Agnieszka Zalewska and Jennifer Sullivan Sulewski

Submissions from 2011

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Research to Practice: Collaboration between State Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Agencies and State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies: Results of a National Survey, Heike Boeltzig, Jean E. Winsor, and Kelly Haines

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State Agency Promising Practice: New Hampshire - Translating Research into a Position Statement About Integrated Employment, Jennifer Bose and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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State Agency Promising Practice: Oregon’s Employment Support Website - Communicating the Employment First Policy, Jennifer Bose and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes, John Butterworth, Allison Cohen Hall, Frank Smith, Alberto Migliore, Jean Winsor, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons, and Daria Domin

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Data Note: SSI Recipients Who Work, Daria Domin and Frank A. Smith

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Data Note: Examining Collaboration between State Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Agencies and State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies, Kelly Haines, Heike Boeltzig, and Jean E. Winsor

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State Agency Promising Practice: Iowa’s Governance Group: Facilitating Partnerships That Support Integrated Employment, Allison Hall and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Data Note: Job Seekers with Disabilities at One-Stop Career Centers: An Examination of Registration for Wagner-Peyser Funded Employment Services, 2002 to 2009, David Hoff and Frank A. Smith