Policy Development & Technical Assistance Resources

To develop and influence disability employment-related policies and practices, ODEP sponsors the following six policy development and technical assistance resources. Start following them on social media today!

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CAPE YOUTH - Center For Advancing Policy On Employment For Youth
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Disability Statistics

January 2024 Disability Employment Statistics Ages 16 years and over:

Labor Force Participation Rate

  • People with disabilities: 24.5%
  • People without disabilities: 67.6%

Unemployment Rate

  • People with disabilities: 6.6%
  • People without disabilities: 3.9%

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Policies in Practice

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

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