• Research Study One

    A Systematic Review and Case Study Analysis of Employer Practices related to Recruiting, Hiring, Training, Integrating, Retaining, and Promoting People with Disabilities

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  • Research Study Two

    Development and Validation of a Comprehensive Employment Outcome Measure

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  • Research Study Three

    An In-Depth Case Study of a Large Health Systems' Employer Practices to Promote Employment Outcomes: An Employer Led Intervention to Change Behavior

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  • Research Study Four

    An Analysis of Business Practices that Lead to Performance and Retention of People with Disabilities in the Workplace: A Demand Side Study

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Research Study 1

A Systematic Review and Case Study Analysis of Employer Practices related to Recruiting, Hiring, Training, Integrating, Retaining, and Promoting People with Disabilities

Read more

Research Study 2

Development and Validation of a Comprehensive Employment Outcome Measure
 

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Research Study 3

An In-Depth Case Study of a Large Health Systems' Employer Practices to Promote Employment Outcomes: An Employer Led Intervention to Change Behavior

Read more

Research Study 4

An Analysis of Business Practices that Lead to Performance and Retention of People with Disabilities in the Workplace: A Demand Side Study

Read more
Spotlight
Dr. Paul Wehman, Director of VCU's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, speaks about the employment of people with physical and intellectual disabilities.
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Tommy Dubois

Business Connections Spotlight

This month the VCU RRTC wants to recognize Tommy Dubois for his outstanding work in internship development and job placements at the Fort Eustis Project SEARCH site.

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Article Summary

Toward Competitive Employment for Persons with Intellectual and Development Disabilities: What Progress Have We Made and Where Do We Need to Go - Recent research has shown that supported employment interventions for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) have a significant positive impact on the employment outcomes of these individuals.

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Employment Services

Business Connections at VCU is a supported employment service provider for individuals in the Metro Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Warsaw areas, assisting individuals with disabilities with finding employment and providing ongoing support to clients who obtain employment. Established in 1983, the Virginia Commonwealth University RRTC provides resources for professionals, individuals with disabilities, and their representatives. Our team of nationally and internationally renowned researchers is committed to developing and advancing evidence-based practices to increase the hiring and retention for individuals with disabilities.