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Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program 2019 Webinar Series: Employment, Health, and Wellness

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming webinars. Webinars will be recorded and archived. These webinars are open to anyone with an interest in employment, transition, health, and wellness for people with developmental disabilities.  These webinars are hosted by the HealthMatters TM Program in partnership with Project SEARCH® and funded by The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental …

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Mathematica Policy Research: Transition Strategies for Youth with Disabilities

Transition Transition Strategies for Youth with Disabilities Mathematica Policy Research has released three new reports on how transition services are being used for youth with disabilities. The goal of these services is to help youth with disabilities-particularly those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)- find employment and earn higher wages. Mathematica’s reports focus on which services are the most promising …

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Mindfulness: Strategies for Building Success and Wellness in the 21st Century Workforce

  Webinar Recording Play recording (58 min) Download Mindfulness Webinar PowerPoint Slides Date and time: Thursday, February 15, 2018 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time) Description: This webinar will discuss the use of mindfulness strategies for building success and wellness among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) within their worksites. “Mindfulness tools” will be reviewed for participants …

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Promoting Health and Leadership in Project SEARCH® Programs

  Play recording (51 min) Download Transcript Download PDF and PowerPoint Slides Date and time: Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:00-3:00 pm (EST) Duration: 1 hour Description: For people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, maintaining health and wellness is essential to achieving and maintaining independence, participating in society, and preventing the onset of secondary health conditions. Yet, people with disabilities …

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Internet and cell phone usage patterns among young adults with intellectual disabilities

Source: JARID Authors Cristina Jenaro, Noelia Flores, Maribel Cruz, Ma Carmen Pérez, Vanessa Vega, Víctor A Torres First published: 24 July 2017 Abstract Background The risks and opportunities associated with the use of technologies are of growing research interest. Patterns of technology usage illuminate these opportunities and risks. However, no studies have assessed the usage …

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What Effect Does Transition Have on Health and Well-Being in Young People with Intellectual Disabilities? A Systematic Review

 Source: JARID Background Transition to adulthood might be a risk period for poor health in people with intellectual disabilities. However, the present authors could find no synthesis of evidence on health and well-being outcomes during transition in this population. This review aimed to answer this question. MethodPRISMA/MOOSE guidelines were followed. Search terms were defined, electronic searches of …

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Prospects for an Impact Evaluation of Project SEARCH: An Evaluability Assessment

Source: Prospects for an Impact Evaluation of Project SEARCH: An Evaluability Assessment Authors: Arif A. Mamun, Lori Timmins, and David C. Stapleton Download Report Project SEARCH has emerged as a promising program to address the challenges related to improving employment outcomes of youth with disabilities. It is a high school to work transition program that integrates …

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A Young Person’s Guide to Health Care Transition | NCWD/Youth

Source: A Young Person’s Guide to Health Care Transition | NCWD/Youth A Young-Persons-Guide-to-Health-Care-Transition is about making the transition from pediatric to adult health care. This brief will review topics youth should consider around transitioning to adult health care, living a healthy lifestyle, and paying for health care. Youth need to be a part of conversations about health care. Most youth rely …

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New 2017 Transition Coding and Reimbursement Tip Sheet Available

Got Transition and the American Academy of Pediatrics released a new 2017 Transition Coding and Reimbursement Tipsheet 2017 to support the delivery of recommended transition services in pediatric and adult primary and specialty care settings. The new tip sheet includes a list of updated transition-related CPT codes, including the new code for transition readiness assessment, …

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EPSDT – A Guide for States: Coverage in the Medicaid Benefit for Children and Adolescents

JUNE 2014 Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) Available at http://www.medicaid.gov/Medicaid-CHIP-Program-Information/By-Topics/Benefits/Early-and-Periodic-Screening-Diagnostic-and-Treatment.html Produced in collaboration with the National Health Law Program under subcontract to NORC at the University of Chicago www.NORC.org EPSDT’s goal is to assure that individual children get the health care they need when they need it – the right care to the …

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