DIEP RRTC

Disability Inclusive Employment Policy Rehabilitation Research and Training Center

Research to enhance employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Disability Inclusive Employment Policy Rehabilitation Research and Training Center

Research to enhance employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

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Highlights

The Disability-Inclusive Employment Policy Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (DIEP RRTC) is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR, grant #90RTEM0006-01-00) in the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services. Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, Harvard Medical School, and Rutgers University are partnering to design and implement a series of studies that produce new data and evidence on DIEP policy to increase employment rates and outcomes for persons with disabilities.

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The DIEP-RRTC will examine federal, regional, state, and private industry policies and programs to identify critical outcomes and impacts that improve employment entry options, better wage and income levels, worker retention and job quality and benefits, career growth and paths to economic stability, employment reengagement in the event of job loss and reduced dependence on Social Security disability benefits.

Disability Employment Research Areas

Man In Wheelchair at Work

We identify ways to help people with disabilities successfully re-enter the workforce.

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Learn about how we investigate pathways for more successful job supports.

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Find ways to improve job happiness and keep employees employed and fulfilled.

Learning Opportunities

Read more about the innovative research pushing disability employment policy issues ahead.

Listen to our amazing speakers and guests who discuss topics from current policy and research topics.

Learn more from our engaging and interesting discussions on various disability employment policy issues.

Read more about the innovative research pushing disability employment policy issues ahead.

Listen to our amazing speakers and guests who discuss topics from current policy and research topics.

Research Partners

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