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Are Young Adults With Intellectual Disabilities Getting Work Experiences from Participating in the Vocational Rehabilitation Program?

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To learn if young adults with intellectual disabilities in the vocational rehabilitation (VR) program are getting work experience, the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston examined the age at application of people with intellectual disabilities who exited the VR program in 2012. 

Knowing more about the role of the VR program in promoting work experiences for young adults with intellectual disabilities is critical for developing effective policy and practices that lead to better employment outcomes for this target population.

You can read more the results of their study.

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