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FREE

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Host: Virginia Commonwealth University
Instructor: Eight different speakers

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RRTC on Physical Disabilities State of the Science Conference September 26 - 27, 2017 Archive Information

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The 2017 State of the Science Conference on the Employment of People with Physical Disabilities presented research on employment effective policies, practices, and interventions to improve the employment outcomes of people with physical disabilities.



RRTC on Physical Disabilities State of the Science Conference
September 26 - 27, 2017
Archive Information

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The 2017 State of the Science Conference on the Employment of People with Physical Disabilities presented research on employment effective policies, practices, and interventions to improve the employment outcomes of people with physical disabilities. The conference was designed to discuss issues and implications from the new knowledge gained from our disability employment research activities. Along with presentations by prominent speakers, expert panels took place which provided lively discussions around empowering individuals with physical disabilities to access quality employment, independence, and integration into society. Titles and descriptions of the conference sessions are listed on the linked page.
KEYNOTE
People with Physical Disabilities Speak out About They Want and Need to Know About Employment: Results from a Focus Group Study

PANEL DISCUSSIONS
People with Physical Disabilities Respond Regarding Their Barriers and Facilitators to Employment
Personal Experiences with Customized Employment
Setting a Future Agenda

BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Work Incentive Counseling: A Key Employment Support for Social Security
Employment and Life Experiences of Veterans with Amputation
Measuring Quality Indicators of Employment Success Among Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Improvement and Use of Social Skills in the Labor Market for People with Physical Disabilities
Promoting and Enhancing Self-Determination in People with Disabilities
What People with Physical Disabilities Want and Need to Know About Employment: Research Findings from a National Survey