Employment Opportunities for College Graduates with Disabilities: A Step Forward

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Maria Barile
Catherine Fichten
Alice Havel
Shirley Jorgensen

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employment, college, students

Abstract

Since data show that students with disabilities graduate from college at the same rate as their nondisabled peers, it is time to examine employment of recent graduates. Here we report on a trend toward higher levels of employment for college graduates who were integrated into "regular" educational settings since the 1990s. To illustrate this phenomenon, we summarize our findings of a study on graduates with and without disabilities at three Canadian junior/community colleges.
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