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Research To Practice: Work Status Trends For People With Mental Retardation, Fy 1985 To Fy 1998, Dana Scott Gilmore, John Butterworth Dec 2000

Research To Practice: Work Status Trends For People With Mental Retardation, Fy 1985 To Fy 1998, Dana Scott Gilmore, John Butterworth

Research to Practice Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

National trends regarding extended employment (sheltered workshops) and competitive employment outcomes from state Vocational Rehabilitation systems between 1985 and 1998.


Institute Brief: Wia And One-Stop Centers: Opportunities And Issues For The Disability Community, David Hoff Dec 2000

Institute Brief: Wia And One-Stop Centers: Opportunities And Issues For The Disability Community, David Hoff

The Institute Brief Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

This brief gives a basic overview of the act and examines its impact on the lives of people with disabilities as well as the systems and organizations that assist them.


The Status And Needs Of Small Businesses Owned And Controlled By Disabled Veterans, Paul R. Camacho Nov 2000

The Status And Needs Of Small Businesses Owned And Controlled By Disabled Veterans, Paul R. Camacho

William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences Publications

This introduction provides a thumbnail sketch, or landscape, of the history and conditions of veterans’ benefits against which to profile the issue of veterans’ small business opportunities. After years of applied research on issues pertaining to the veteran community, it has become abundantly clear to this researcher that the good people who serve in our federal and state agencies, and as staff persons in various congressional and state legislative offices often lack the data and/or information they need to fully and meaningfully address the needs of veterans and their families. This situation is no doubt a result of demographic ...


Research To Practice: Time Limits, Exemption, And Disclosure: Tanf Caseworkers And Clients With Disabilities, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons, Danielle Dreilinger Nov 2000

Research To Practice: Time Limits, Exemption, And Disclosure: Tanf Caseworkers And Clients With Disabilities, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons, Danielle Dreilinger

Research to Practice Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

Findings show that welfare caseworkers experience unique challenges when supporting welfare recipients with disabilities, including time limit pressures and conflict over exemptions. The brief includes a resource list for caseworkers.


Changing Populations, Rules, And Roles: Conflict And Ambiguity, Mary K. Grant Mar 2000

Changing Populations, Rules, And Roles: Conflict And Ambiguity, Mary K. Grant

New England Journal of Public Policy

Over the past ten years, public housing agencies across the country have been allowed greater discretion in the implementation of policies that affect public housing management and who will live there. Discretion in public management has the potential to be a slippery slope. While managers may have greater flexibility in responding to local need and making the best use of the limited resources available to public housing, the potential exists for risk of conflicting interpretation of policies, unclear program goals, and a conflict in roles, for example, What exactly is my job and how do I manage in this new ...


Balkanizing The Balkans, Paul L. Atwood Mar 2000

Balkanizing The Balkans, Paul L. Atwood

New England Journal of Public Policy

This article seeks to place the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Kosovo war in the context of the larger issue of NATO expansion. It argues that the question of ethnic cleansing in that province of Serbia was largely exploited by the United States, the creator and most powerful member of the alliance, to break up the former Yugoslavia, to divide it, and to make it more manageable for Western interests. In the guise of stopping Serb repression, NATO seized an opportunity to build more bases throughout southeastern Europe, including those being constructed in NATO's newest member states, Poland, the ...


America's Green Ports: Environmental Management And Technology At Us Ports, Urban Harbors Institute, University Of Massachusetts Boston Mar 2000

America's Green Ports: Environmental Management And Technology At Us Ports, Urban Harbors Institute, University Of Massachusetts Boston

Urban Harbors Institute Publications

America's Green Ports: Environmental Management and Technology at US Ports is a compendium of case studies presenting a selection of innovative and cost-effective management practices and technologies employed by US ports to avoid, prevent, minimize, mitigate or remediate environmental impacts associated with port development and operations. This compendium of projects is one product of the US EPA, Office of Water’s Green Ports Program. It follows the 1998 publication of the Environmental Management Handbook prepared by the American Association of Port Authorities, also funded by the US EPA's Office of Water. That report provides practical information on incorporating ...


Policy Brief: Provisions In The Workforce Investment Act Relating To Nondiscrimination On The Basis Of Disability And The Development By The Governor Of A Written Methods Of Administration, Robert Silverstein Mar 2000

Policy Brief: Provisions In The Workforce Investment Act Relating To Nondiscrimination On The Basis Of Disability And The Development By The Governor Of A Written Methods Of Administration, Robert Silverstein

Policy Briefs Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

An outline of key provisions in the interim final regulations describing the nondiscrimination and equal opportunity responsibilities of the governor, WIA fund recipients, and programs and activities that are part of the One-Stop system.


Tools For Inclusion: People With Disabilities: Having A Voice In The Creation Of The New Workforce Investment System, David Hoff Mar 2000

Tools For Inclusion: People With Disabilities: Having A Voice In The Creation Of The New Workforce Investment System, David Hoff

Tools for Inclusion Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

This publication informs people with disabilities and advocates about the opportunities available for input into WIA implementation at the state and local level.


Policy Brief: Improvements To The Ssdi And Ssi Work Incentives And Expanded Availability Of Health Care Services To Workers With Disabilities Under The Ticket To Work And Work Incentives Improvement Act Of 1999, Robert Silverstein Feb 2000

Policy Brief: Improvements To The Ssdi And Ssi Work Incentives And Expanded Availability Of Health Care Services To Workers With Disabilities Under The Ticket To Work And Work Incentives Improvement Act Of 1999, Robert Silverstein

Policy Briefs Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

This brief gives background information on federal income maintenance and health care programs, and describes the major provisions of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act.


Policy Brief: The Ticket To Work And Self-Sufficiency Program And Established Under The Ticket To Work And Work Incentives Improvement Act Of 1999, Robert Silverstein Feb 2000

Policy Brief: The Ticket To Work And Self-Sufficiency Program And Established Under The Ticket To Work And Work Incentives Improvement Act Of 1999, Robert Silverstein

Policy Briefs Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

A description of the major provisions in Title I of the Act, which created the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program.


Tools For Inclusion: One-Stop Centers: A Guide For Job Seekers With Disabilities, Sheila Fesko, David Hoff, Melanie Jordan Feb 2000

Tools For Inclusion: One-Stop Centers: A Guide For Job Seekers With Disabilities, Sheila Fesko, David Hoff, Melanie Jordan

Tools for Inclusion Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

General information about the One-Stop system and answers to specific questions individuals with disabilities may have about One-Stop services.