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Fact Sheets

These fact sheets will give you a quick understanding of the main findings from the project’s various research activities.

Literature Review Fact Sheets

The following fact sheets are taken from our literature review.

Post-Secondary Education for Persons with Disabilities

Research demonstrates that the number of students with disabilities entering post-secondary education has increased over the last 20 years.


Decent Work for Graduates with Disabilities

Meaningful employment can provide people with disabilities with a sense of purpose and meaning, the ability to gain financial independence, and make connections with their peers.


Transitioning From Post-secondary Education to Decent Employment

The transition from post-secondary education to decent work can be difficult for anyone, but there are specific barriers that can make this transition more difficult for people with disabilities.


Transition Programs for People with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities  

The transition from post-secondary education to decent work was a key focus of this review. Many articles we reviewed focused on transition programs for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.


Statistical Analysis using Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) 

The following fact sheets are taken from the statistical analysis using Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD). 

Markedly High and Low Attendance in College/CEGEP/Trade School

Young adults with disabilities that have markedly high rates of attendance in college/CEGEP/trade school are BIPOC, residents of Quebec, and those who live in low-income households.


Disability-related supports needed for Postsecondary Education

Young adults with disabilities have a range of disability-specific needs that must be addressed for ongoing attendance and success at college/CEGEP/trade school and university. 


The Quality of Postsecondary Education Experienced by Young Adults With Disabilities

The research provides many details on the characteristics of young adults with disabilities who experience high-quality, midrange quality, and low-quality PSE. 


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