Presenters: Tom Sannicandro, JD, Ph.D. and Stormy C. Miller, Ed.D & Mark Tucker, Ph.D., CRC
Description: This Think College Research Summit will focus on using the RSA 911 dataset to inform our understanding of higher education for students with intellectual disability.
Tom Sannicandro’s presentation is called "Effect of College for People with Intellectual Disabilities on
Employment, Income, and SSI.” It is a review of six years of data from the Rehabilitation Services Administration 911 Dataset examining individuals with intellectual disabilities who had some college revealed a correlation between college and increased employment, earnings, and less reliance on Supplemental Security Income.
Stormy Miller & Mark Tucker will be presenting "Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: Evidence and Policy Implications,” which is an assessment of the provision of college and university training by vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies and examination of the associations between certificate or degree completion and weekly earnings among individuals with IDD served by the federal-state VR system.