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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Fact Sheet

A fact sheet on how WIOA aims to increase employment opportunities for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Anne  Roux

Author(s)
Vijay Murthy, Jessica Rast, Anne Roux

Date
12/7/2016

Topics
Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation

Type
Fact Sheet

# Pages
2

Key Findings

WIOA may help improve employment outcomes by:

- providing guidelines to increase transition services
- improving supported employment services
- increasing integrated employment

Overview

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), signed in 2014 and effective as of July 2015, aims to increase employment opportunities for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This fact sheet explores how WIOA aims to do this.

Suggested Citation

Murthy, V.D., Rast J.E., Roux A.M. National Autism Data Center Fact Sheet Series; Issue 9. Philadelphia, PA: Life Course Outcomes Research Program, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, 2016.