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K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability Collection
The Yang-Tan Institute (formerly the Employment and Disability Institute) conducts research and provides continuing education and consultation on many aspects of disability in the workplace. Since 1968, researchers and practitioners with expertise in disability have helped companies, labor organizations, government agencies, schools, and communities throughout the United States and abroad to accommodate and integrate individuals with disabilities.
Our team consults with business and industry, policy makers, educators, disability advocates, and rehabilitation practitioners, to provide technical assistance, training, and research in:
- ADA, Accommodation & Accessible IT
- Community Inclusion
- Disability Benefits and Work
- Disability Statistics Research
- Educational Achievement & Transition
- Employment and Disability Research
- International Disability Research
- Workforce Development
(K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, 2021)Within these pages are memories and messages of dozens of people whose lives Thomas Golden touched. Thomas left this world, or "winged" as his wife Janel characterized it, on November 1, 2020, after a battle with pancreatic ...
WIOA Title I partnership development for vocational rehabilitation professionals: A curriculum guide (Institute for Educational Leadership, 2020)This guide is one of a series of resources developed by Y-TAC to help VR professionals expand and strengthen transition services avail-able to eligible youth, ages 16-to-24. Prepared for Y-TAC by the National Youth Employment ...
Initial impact of Section 503 rules: Understanding good employer practices and the trends in disability violations among federal contractors: Final Report (2020-06-15)In March 2014, new regulations went into effect related to the implementation of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 503), setting new requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors, ...
Empowering neurodiverse populations for employment through inclusion AI and innovation science: Policy and practice brief (2021-07)To explore what barriers and facilitators exist for neurodiverse job seekers, this report summarizes a study conducted by researchers from the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability at Cornell University, in ...
Connecting Practices to Outcomes: Lessons from the Federal Sector Workplace - Preliminary Findings from the Federal Employee Focus Groups (2021-03-30)[Excerpt] Employment inequity for Americans with disabilities remains a significant problem. To explore and remedy this inequality, the Cornell University Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, in partnership ...
Empowering Neurodiverse Populations for Employment through Inclusion AI and Innovation Science (B-6970) (Raise C-Access Phase 1 Grant Final Report (2020-08-31)The unemployment and underemployment of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have been well documented, and traditional approaches to the interview process identified as one area that poses multiple barriers that ...
(2020-06-01)Disability is an important intersectional identity in juvenile justice trends. Youth with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and mental health disabilities are more likely to be involved in the juvenile ...
(2019-04-09)While both small and large employers cite barriers to employing and advancing individuals with disabilities, some issues are more common among smaller employers than their larger counterparts. The purpose of the current ...
(2019-01-01)[Excerpt] Our team recently published a journal article reporting on a study that looked at the relationship between anxiety and depression, age, sex (male, female), and autism symptoms in autistic adults. So far there has ...
Technology Changes Everything: Inclusive Tech and Jobs for a Diverse Workforce: Pierce Memorial Foundation Report (2019-01-01)This document serves as the final report to the Pierce Foundation for funding to support the design and implementation of a 1.5-day Forum entitled “Technology Changes Everything: A Forum on Inclusive Tech and Jobs for a ...