Data Notes

Recent Data Notes

DataNote No. 74 2022

Sixteen percent of people with cognitive disabilities self-report to be of Hispanic ethnicity in the US, but only 11% of people with intellectual disabilities who received vocational rehabilitation services are Hispanic. This data note explores this discrepancy.

DataNote No. 73 2022

There is increasing interest in supporting individualized employment and community life engagement in response to the Community- Based Settings Rule, and emerging concern about supporting non-work time for individuals who are working a limited number of hours. Data from the National Survey of State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies’ Employment and Day Services and National Core Indicators Project demonstrates that more intense work is needed to support employment and day services to meet Community-Based Settings Rule standards.

DataNote No. 72 2021

In FY2019, states continued to vary in their ability to report on the services they provided to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and the amount of funding allocated to employment and non-work services. In this Data Note, we examine the percentage of funds allocated to integrated employment.

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.

DataNote No. 70, 2021

This Data Notes examines racial disparities in earnings and hours worked among individuals with cognitive disability and no disability.

DataNote No. 69, 2021

This Data Notes compares the change in employment of individuals with and without disabilities between February 2020 and three successive months, and found that individuals without disabilities were almost twice as likely to rebound to pre-pandemic employment levels than individuals with disabilities.