Research on Employment Supports for People with Disabilities: Summary of the Focus Group Findings. NOTES

  1. Figures in this table are from model-based estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau using data from the 1990 Census, which are the latest data available (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000).

  2. Website: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/getser/ssissp.html

  3. As of January 2001, this amount applies to non-blind individuals. The SGA level is adjusted annually based on increases in the national average wage index.

  4. Livermore, Gina A., David C. Stapleton, Mark W. Nowak, David C. Wittenburg, Elizabeth D. Eiseman, The Economics of Policies and Programs Affecting the Employment of People with Disabilities. Washington, DC: a report prepared for the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, March 2000.

  5. Website: http://www.edd.cahwnet.gov/diind.htm

  6. Website: http://www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/basics.htm

  7. Website: http://www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/basics.htm

  8. Livermore, et al., 2000.

  9. TANF replaces the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program.

  10. Website: http://www.welfarereformer.org/states/cal-tanf.htm

  11. Website: http://www.lao.ca.gov/ga_hearing.html

  12. Website: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/getser/efap.html

  13. Website: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/calworks.caworks.htm

  14. Website: http://www.ds.cahwnet.gov/getinfo/faq/faqsprogram.htm

  15. Website: http://www.edd.cahwnet.gov/uifaq.htm

  16. An "1115 Waiver" refers to Section 1115 of the federal Social Security Act, which allows the Secretary of Health and Human Services to waive any provision of Medicaid law for demonstration projects that test a program improvement of innovate a new idea of interest to the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). (See http://phps.dhs.co.la.ca.us/waiver/faq/faq2.htm.)

  17. Website: http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/BUDGT00-01/Health&HumanSrv-T.htm

  18. Website: http://www.lapublichealth.org/mch/cpsp/cpspdes.htm

  19. Website: http://healthyfamilies.ca.gov/Handbook/HBpg6.htm

  20. Website: http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/BUDGT00-01/Health&HumanSrv-T.htm

  21. Website: http://phps.dhs.co.la.ca.us/chdp/chdpserv.htm

  22. Website: http://www.dmh.cahwnet.gov/braindamaged.htm

  23. Website: http://www.dmh.cahwnet.gov/caregiver.htm

  24. Website: http://www.dmh.cahwnet.gov/child_sysofcare.htm#1

  25. Website: http://dmh.ca.la.ca.us/scripts/overview.htm

  26. Website: http://www.mrmib.ca.gov/MRMIB/MRMIP/MRMIP.htm

  27. Website: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/getser/adpscvs.html

  28. Website: http://dcss.co.la.ca.us/AAA/Icdp.htm

  29. Websites: http://www.pmdc.org/English/Eng_navframe.htm; http://www.dhs.cahwnet.gov/ps/ooa/care/adap.htm

  30. Website: http://www.dhs.cahwnet.gov/ps/ooa/carehipp.htm

  31. Website: http://phps/dhs.co.la.ca.us/phcommon/public

  32. Website: http://www.dhs.cahwnet.gov/mcs/cpltc/html/consumer.htm

  33. Website: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/getser/foodsta.html

  34. Website: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/getser/foodsta.html

  35. Website: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/getser/dogprog.html

  36. Website: http://www.csd.ca.gov/LIHEAP.htm

  37. Website: http://www.csd.ca.gov/CSBG.htm

  38. Livermore et al., 2000.

  39. Website: http://www.hud.gov/progdesc/811main.cfm

  40. Website: http://www.dds.ca.gov/LivingArrang/main/res001.cfm

  41. Website: http://www.dds.ca.gov/LivingArrang/main/fha001.cfm

  42. Website: http://www.dds.ca.gov/LivingArrang/main/ffa001.cfm

  43. Website: http://www.dds.ca.gov/LivingArrang/main/indiv001.cfm

  44. Website: http://www.dds.ca.gov/LivingArrang/main/sls001.cfm

  45. Website: http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/BUDGT00-01/Health&HumanSrv-T.htm

  46. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/labor/pdf/annual.pdf

  47. Website: http://www.edd/cahwnet.gov/wiaind.htm

  48. Website: http://wib.co.la.ca.us

  49. Website: http://www.ns.net/cadva/service/morecdwa.html

  50. Website: http://www.edd.ca.gov/jtpaind.htm

  51. Website: http://www.edd.ca.gov/jsind.htm

  52. Website: http://www.dds.ca.gov/DayProgram/main/day001.cfm

  53. Website: http://www.dds.ca.gov/earlyStart/main/prev004.htm

  54. Website: http://www.dds.ca.gov/earlyStart/main/prev004.htm

  55. Website: http://www.lacoe.edu/head_start/hdst_prog1.html

  56. Website: http://www.lacoe.edu

  57. Website: http://www.lacoe.edu

  58. Livermore et al., 2000

  59. Website: http://www.dds.cahwnet.gov/DayProgram/main/day001.cfm

  60. Livermore et al., 2000

  61. Website: http://www.thearc.org

  62. Website: http://www.arcnj.org/html/hire.html

  63. Website: http://www.nfbcal.org

  64. Website: http://www/essc/org/AboutEasterSeals/FAQs.html

  65. Website: http://www.ns.net/OAB/briefing.htm

  66. Website: http://www.cfilc.org/about/background.html

  67. Website: http://www.irs.gov

  68. Website: http://www.abag.ca.gov/planning/housingneeds/.../TqaxCreditsForLow-IncomeHousing.html

  69. Website: http://edd.cahwnet.gov/sotcintr.htm

  70. Website: http://www.state.nj.us./humanservices/ssi.html

  71. As of January 2001, this amount applies to non-blind individuals. The SGA level is adjusted annually based on increases in the national average wage index.

  72. Livermore, Gina A., David C. Stapleton, Mark W. Nowak, David C. Wittenburg, Elizabeth D. Eiseman, The Economics of Policies and Programs Affecting the Employment of People with Disabilities. Washington, DC: a report prepared for the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, March 2000.

  73. Website: http://www.wnjpin.state.nj.us/OneStopCareerCenter/OtherInformation/DivVocRe.../tdi/htm

  74. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/labor/wc/wc-info.htm

  75. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/labor/wc/benefit.htm

  76. Livermore et al., 2000

  77. New Jersey defines allowable work activities as: unsubsidized employment, subsidized private or public sector employment, work experience, alternative work experience, on-the-job training, job search and job readiness assistance, community service programs, vocational educational training, job skills training directly related to employment, education directly related to employment, work related educational enhancement, and provision of child care services.

  78. Websites: http://www.hudson.org/wpc/states/nj-tanf.htm; http://www.ctaa.org/ntrc/atj/pubs/states-move/welfare-nj.shtml

  79. Hudson Institute, Welfare Policy Center

  80. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/tanf3.html#t36

  81. Website: http://www.familiesusa.org/pubs/tanfup.htm

  82. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/DFD/wfnj.html

  83. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dhsmed/html

  84. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ebt.html

  85. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/henas/html

  86. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/dca/hmfa/specneed

  87. Website: http://www.njpanda.org/tarp/index.html

  88. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/labor/pdf/annual.pdf

  89. Website: http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/PED/dbtac.html

  90. Livermore et al., 2000

  91. Livermore et al., 2000

  92. Website: http://www.jvsnj.org/workfirst.html

  93. Website: http://www.wa.gov/dshs/dockets/99aug24_2598.html

  94. This represents 1.98 percent of 1996 population estimates.

  95. As of January 2001, this amount applies to non-blind individuals. The SGA level is adjusted annually based on increases in the national average wage index.

  96. Livermore, Gina A., David C. Stapleton, Mark W. Nowak, David C. Wittenburg, Elizabeth D. Eiseman, The Economics of Policies and Programs Affecting the Employment of People with Disabilities. Washington, DC: a report prepared for the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, March 2000.

  97. "Workers' Guide to Industrial Insurance Benefits," State of Washington Department of Labor. July 17, 2000.

  98. Ibid.

  99. Website: http://www.state.nj.us/labor/wc/wc-info.htm

  100. Livermore et al., 2000

  101. The current caseload figure represents a decrease of 1,080 cases from the previous month and a reduction of 5,713 from the year before. Since January 1997, the overall reduction was 39,745 (41 percent).

  102. Website: http://www.wa.gov/dshs/EAZManual/Sections/PS_SFA.htm

  103. Employment Security Department, http://www.wa.gov/esd/ui.htm

  104. Website: http://www.wa.gov/dshs/EAZManual/Sections/PS_GAU.htm

  105. Website: http://maa.dshs.wa.gov/Eligibility/Overview.htm

  106. Website: http://www.kff.org/docs/state/states/wa/html

  107. Website: http://www.wa/gov/dshs/EAZManual/Sections/PS_FAP.htm

  108. Website: http://www.wa.gov/dsb

  109. Washington State's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) State Plan (Amended May 22, 2000). pp.1-1 to 1-3.

  110. Washington State's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) State Plan (Amended May 22, 2000). pp.II-8 to II-9.

  111. Website: http://www.wa.gov/dshs/dvr/employers/windmills.htm

  112. Website: http://www.wa.gov/dshs/dvr/jobseekers/jobseekers.htm

  113. Ibid.

  114. Website: http://www.wa.gov/dshs/dvr/employers/employmentservices.htm

  115. Livermore et al., 2000

  116. Website: http://www.wa.gov/hca/chs

  117. Livermore et al., 2000

  118. "Easter Seals Washington," http://www.seals.org

  119. Employment Services. http://www.wa.gov/dshs/dvr/employers/emplymentaservices.htm

  120. Website: http://www.wa.gov/WORKFIRST/eitc/worker.htm