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Programs Serving Transition-Age Youth: A Comparative Analysis of the U.S. and 10 Other Countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

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  • Lorenzo Moreno
  • Todd Honeycutt
  • Stephanie McLeod
  • Claire Gill
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    This working paper summarizes policies and programs of 10 countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) that aim to improve the transition of youth with disabilities to appropriate and gainful employment. It highlights the following themes: (1) countries have engaged in a range of efforts to promote employment, (2) large-scale pilots have helped identify effective programs, (3) most countries have programs to improve access to adult services for people with disabilities, and (4) all countries have actively pursued ways to coordinate youth and adult services.

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    Paper provided by Mathematica Policy Research in its series Mathematica Policy Research Reports with number 7766.

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    Length: 55
    Date of creation: 28 Feb 2014
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    Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:7766

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    Keywords: Youth Transition; OECD; Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development; Comparative Analysis; Disability;

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    1. Bonnie O'Day & David Stapleton, 2009. "Transforming Disability Policy for Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 6217, Mathematica Policy Research.
    2. Richard G. Luecking & David Wittenburg, 2009. "Providing Supports to Youth with Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood: Case Descriptions from the Youth Transition Demonstration," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 6341, Mathematica Policy Research.
    3. David Stapleton & Todd Honeycutt & Bruce Schechter, 2010. "Closures Are the Tip of the Iceberg: Exploring Variation in Who Receives State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 6661, Mathematica Policy Research.
    4. Thomas Fraker, 2011. "The Youth Transition Demonstration: Interim Findings and Lessons for Program Implementation," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 7151, Mathematica Policy Research.
    5. Thomas Fraker & Anu Rangarajan, 2009. "The Social Security Administration's Youth Transition Demonstration Projects," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 6340, Mathematica Policy Research.
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