• Research Study One

    Systematic Reviews of Employment Evidenced-Based Practices and Policies: Identifying Research Based Knowledge to Facilitate Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) for People with IDD.

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  • Research Study Two

    Evaluation of a Demand Side Approach to Connect a Large Corporation to Workers with IDD: A Mixed Method Study

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  • Research Study Three

    Evaluation of a Technology Early Career Preparation Intervention (TECH-Prep) for African American Youth with IDD: A Random Control Trial Study

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  • Research Study Four

    Cognitive Support Technology for Postsecondary Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized Control Trial at the Intervention Efficacy Stage of Research

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  • Research Study Five

    Effects of Parent Mentoring on the Competitive Integrate Employment Outcomes of Young Adults with IDD: A Mixed Method Study

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  • Research Study Six

    The Impact of Competency-based Training and Technical Assistance on the Competitive Integrated Employment Outcomes of Individuals with IDD: A Mixed Method Study

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Research centers established to support individuals with disabilities, their parents as they enter transition age, seek gainful employment

Robert Doss a student in VCU's ACE-IT in College program.

VCU program, now in its 10th year, helps students with disabilities take classes and land a job

In a cluttered brick building off Currie Street in Richmond, Robert Doss gets to work. His employer, Cabinetry and Construction Inc., moved to the new building near Virginia Union University over the summer and needed someone to organize the space. Enter Robert, a Richmond native with autism.