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State of the Science Conference
September 15-16, 2005

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An Employment Snapshot of People with Disabilities in California

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  1. Assistive technology used
  2. Most common AT used by…
  3. Most common AT used by…
  4. Requesting accommodations
  5. Who paid for AT?
  6. Who owns the AT?
  7. Benefits from using AT in the workplace
  8. Self Perceived limits to working to fullest ability
  9. Why is any of this important?
  10. Contact information

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Assistive technology used


Slide 12 of 20

Most common AT used by…

People with mobility impairments

People with hearing impairments


Slide 13 of 20

Most common AT used by…

People with visual impairments

People with cognitive disabilities


Slide 14 of 20

Requesting accommodations

Only 20% of those with jobs have requested AT as an accommodation from their employer


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Who paid for AT?

Graphic: Bar graph shows the percent of times that a type of payer was involved in paying for AT:

(Many people reported more than one payer for their AT, which could be co-payment of multiple devices.)


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Who owns the AT?

Graphic: Pie chart shows the following information on gender of survey participants:


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Benefits from using AT in the workplace

Graphic: Bar chart shows the following information on race/ethnicity of survey participants:

65% said AT devices help "a lot" or "immensely."

Graphic: Bar graph shows percent of respondents who reported a particular benefit from using AT in the workplace:


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Self Perceived limits to working to fullest ability

Graphic: Bar graph show the percent of respondents who indicated particular limits to working to their fullest ability:


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Why is any of this important?


Slide 20 of 20

Contact information

http://www.atnet.org/CR4AT/home.html

Patricia Yeager, Principal Investigator
Py@cfilc.org

Myisha Reed, Project Coordinator
Myisha@cfilc.org

(916) 325-1690 phone
(916) 325-1695 TDD


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