Policy Development & Technical Assistance Resources

To develop and influence disability employment-related policies and practices, ODEP sponsors the following five policy development and technical assistance resources:

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CAPE YOUTH - Center For Advancing Policy On Employment For Youth

Disability Statistics

 

October 2021 Disability Employment Statistics Ages 16 years and over:

Labor Force Participation Rate

  • People with disabilities: 22.4%
  • People without disabilities: 67.1%

Unemployment Rate

  • People with disabilities: 9.1%
  • People without disabilities: 4.0%

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Policies in Practice

Growing up in Monterrey, Mexico, Diego Mariscal learned the importance of advocacy at a young age.

John Winfrey, a middle aged white man with a beard. He is wearing a suit and showing his laptop screen to two younger colleagues in an office setting.

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