TACQE’s Findings Featured in Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education Journal

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The recent issue of the Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education Journal (RRPEJ) features five articles based on findings from VRTAC-QE’s Comprehensive Review White Paper. The focus of this special series is on transition age youth with disabilities.

RRPEJ is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal designed to provide an international forum for the presentation and review of scientific evidence and issues related to rehabilitation, rehabilitation and disability policy, rehabilitation education, and all aspects related to rehabilitation service.

RRPEJ’s Special Series Articles on Transition Age Youth with Disabilities

The five articles based on findings from TACQE in RRPEJ’s Special Series give you the opportunity to:

Explore an evaluation of RSA 911 data on entrance of youth into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. There is a growing interest on seeking advanced career opportunities for youth through vocational rehabilitation services rather than entry level work (Schutz & Carter, 2022).

STEM Career Pathways for Transition-age Youth with Disabilities
Jina Chun, Kaiqi Zhou, Stuart Rumrill, & Tracy Tittelbach

Learn about the primary efforts of two service systems – State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies and Secondary Education – and opportunities for these systems to coordinate toward increasing the participation of transition-age youth with disabilities in employment. These efforts and opportunities are crucial, given the importance of collaboration to support the entrance into the workforce of youth with disabilities (Gatesy et al.,2022).

Effective Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Transition-aged Youth: Lessons from the Literature
Katherine B. Friedman, Yazmin Castruita Rios, Yunzhen Huang, Susan M. Wiegmann, & Timothy N. Tansey

Build your knowledge with this theory-driven review of research on promoting employment among neurodiverse individuals.
Learn from this investigation into employer practices to support the onboarding and retention of persons with disabilities. Through customization of the training process, businesses can increase the likelihood of successful transition into the workforce and facilitate opportunities for advancement.

Employer Practices for Customized Training for Onboarding of People with Disabilities
Xiangli Chen, Jia-Rung Wu, Teresa Ann Grenawalt, Ngonidzashe Mpofu, Fong Chan, & Timothy N. Tansey

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