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nTIDE Lunch & Learn Series

Upcoming nTIDE Lunch & Learn


Season 2 - Episode #12 - 12/8/2017

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Please join us for 12th episode of our second season of the nTIDE Lunch & Learn Series.

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Most Recent nTIDE Lunch & Learn


Season 2 - Episode #11 - 11/3/2017

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The major economic indicators continue to reflect increasing inclusion of Americans with disabilities in the workforce, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). Results from a new national survey show that many employers have implemented practices and processes for recruiting, hiring, training, and retaining people with disabilities. The 2017 Kessler Foundation National Employment and Disability Survey: Supervisor Perspectives underscores where success is being achieved and reveals opportunities for maximizing inclusion in the workplace.


2016 Year-in-Review

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The momentum of the last three quarters extended employment gains into 2017 for Americans with disabilities, as reported in this special year-in-review edition of the Trends in Disability Employment–National Update (nTIDE). Based on the latest national data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this monthly customized report on the employment of people with disabilities is a collaborative effort of Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).


Past nTIDE Lunch & Learns


Season 2 - Episode #10 - 10/6/2017

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This extends the record trend to 18 consecutive months for this population. The process of recovering from disabling injuries often hinders people of working age from returning to work. Many inpatient rehabilitation facilities do not offer employment-oriented services, and after discharge, these services are fragmented or nonexistent. To help individuals stay in the workplace, researchers are looking at the impact of incorporating access to vocational counseling and resources into the medical rehabilitation process.


Season 2 - Episode #9 - 9/1/2017

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For the population with disability, the trend has now reached 17 consecutive months. Accessible public transportation systems, such as buses and trains, provide pathways to independence for people with disabilities. Targeted training programs can help people with disabilities learn to use public transportation safely and efficiently, expanding their access to employment, education, health care, and community activities.


Season 2 - Episode #8 - 8/4/2017

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This extends the record trend to 16 consecutive months for this population. Integrating resources and strategies among stakeholder groups, including funders, government agencies, community organizations, and employers, is essential to meeting the needs for accessibility, job training, and extended support services for people with disabilities in the workplace. National leaders in disability employment are coming together with a shared commitment to maximize the impact of the many and varied funding streams.


Season 2 - Episode #7 - 7/7/2017

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This extends the longest stretch of recorded gains for this population. As the nation implements the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014, vocational rehabilitation (VR) services are evolving to better serve people with significant disabilities. By aligning VR with programs for students and young adults with severe disabilities, there are more options for their transition to competitive, integrated employment.


Season 2 - Episode #6 - 6/2/2017

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Job gains continued for Americans with disabilities in May, extending the trend to 14 consecutive months, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). This constitutes the longest stretch of recorded gains for this population.


Season 2 - Episode #5 - 5/5/2017

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Job gains continued for Americans with disabilities at a more modest rate, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).


Season 2 - Episode #4 - 4/7/2017

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Americans with disabilities continue to outpace their counterparts without disabilities, achieving a full year of job gains, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).


Season 2 - Episode #3 - 3/10/2017

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Employment continues to increase for Americans with disabilities, building on the solid start to the new year, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment.


Season 2 - Episode #2 - 2/03/2017

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Momentum carried employment gains into the new year, extending the longest upward trend for Americans with disabilities since the Great Recession, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment


Season 2 - Episode #1 - 1/06/2017

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The trend extended through the year’s end, making this the longest run of employment gains for Americans with disabilities since the Great Recession.


Season 1 - Episode #10 - 12/02/2016

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While the employment picture brightens in the United States, more than one billion people with disabilities worldwide continue to face challenges as they strive for inclusion in their communities.


Season 1 - Episode #9 - 11/04/2016

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Trend continues for Americans with disabilities as economic indicators improve for seventh consecutive month, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment...


Season 1 - Episode #8 - 10/07/2016

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For the sixth consecutive month economic indicators rose for Americans with disabilities, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE)


Season 1 - Episode #7 - 09/02/2016

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For the fifth consecutive month, people with disabilities continue to make gains in the labor market, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE).


Season 1 - Episode #6 - 08/05/2016

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For the fourth consecutive month, major economic indicators increased for people with disabilities, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE).


Season 1 - Episode #5 - 07/08/2016

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For the third consecutive month, major economic indicators increased for people with disabilities, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE).


Season 1 - Episode #4 - 06/03/2016

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The major economic indicators rose for the second consecutive month for people with disabilities, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).


Season 1 - Episode #3 - 05/06/2016

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Two major economic indicators increased for people with disabilities, labor force participation and employment to population ratio, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).


Season 1 - Episode #2 - 04/01/2016

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The two major economic indicators remained steady for people with disabilities, which may signal the beginnings of a turnaround, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).


Season 1 - Episode #1 - 03/04/2016

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As job growth continues for people without disabilities, the two major economic indicators declined for people with disabilities, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).