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What Counts? Latest Disability Statistics from Federal Surveys and Resources

Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research Webinar: What Counts? Latest Disability Statistics from Federal Surveys and Resources 

WHAT: A webcast sponsored by the KTER Center's Community of Practice on Employment Research.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 3:00-4:30 PM (EST)

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ABOUT THE WEBCAST: Dr. Andrew Houtenville will discuss the latest Annual Disability Statistics Compendium released in November 2011 (published by the RRTC on Disability Statistics and Demographics: StatsRRTC). Accessible, valid data and statistics are important to support decisions related to policy improvements, program administration, service delivery, protection of civil rights, and major life activities for people with disabilities. He will highlight data that are important in the area of employment-related research and services.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Andrew Houtenville, PhD, is Research Director of the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire and an Associate Professor of Economics, Whittemore School of Business and Economics. He has published widely in the areas of disability statistics and the economic status of people with disabilities. Dr. Houtenville currently works with 3 NIDRR-funded projects; he is Co-PI of the StatsRRTC and is PI of the RRTC on Employment Policy and Measurement (EPM-RRTC). He also works with the RRTC on Individual-Level Characteristics Related to Employment Among Individuals with Disabilities (IC-RRTC)

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