Rehabilitation Services Administration

The Percentage of People Who Apply to Vocational Rehabilitation and Then Progress to Services Varies Greatly Across States

DataNote No. 75 2022

Progressing to receiving services after applying to vocational rehabilitation (VR) is a key step toward employment. In fiscal year 2020, a total of 33,144 job seekers with intellectual disabilities received VR services across the 50 states and DC. However, the percentage of people who progress to VR services varies greatly across states. This data note explores these differences.

Summary of Statedata: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018

DataNote No. 71, 2021

This data note summarizes the findings from the National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018. Overall, the findings suggest that across data sources, people with IDD experience greater levels of unemployment, underemployment, low wages, and poverty compared to those without disabilities.

Time from VR Application to Closure in Employment for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

DataNote No. 56, 2017

Getting a job as soon as possible after applying for vocational rehabilitation (VR) services is important for job seekers with intellectual disabilities. This DataNote describes how long it takes for job seekers with intellectual disabilities to go through the steps from application for VR services to determination of eligibility, completion of an individual employment plan, and closure into integrated employment

The Engagement of Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Vocational Rehabilitation: 2010–2014 State Trends

DataNote No. 54, 2016

In this Data Note, we look at the average number of young adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) who between 2010 and 2014 exited vocational rehabilitation (VR) programs in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.