Kentucky Employment Data: What You Should Know

The information below presents data about employment for students with intellectual disabilities (ID), multiple disabilities (MD), and autism in Kentucky and how those data inform the services provided to youth with disabilities and their families.

Definition: Competitive Integrated Employment is defined in Public Law 113-128 (29 USC 3101) – the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. 

Very simply put, Competitive Integrated Employment means that individuals with disabilities:

Learn more about Competitive Integrated Employment here.

Post-School Outcomes

Data Source: KYPSO is the Kentucky Post-School Outcomes Center that gives a survey about employment every year to students wth disabilities one year after exiting high school.

Data Source: The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) Annual Report

Postsecondary Education 

Definition: Postsecondary education can include college, trade school, or other job training programs for students after high school.

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) Data

Data are from persons with intellectual disabilities and Autism who were accepted for OVR services.

National Core Indicators (NCI) Data

Data Resources

Employment Data Inforgraphic

KentuckyWorks: Comparison of Employment Data Infographic

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Annual Reports

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American Community Survey (ACS) Data

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Data from State intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies

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National Core Indicators (NCI) Data

National Core Indicators (NCI) Data [link] NCI data look at many life factors for persons with developmental disabilities participating in ...
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Kentucky Post School Outcomes Center (KyPSO) Data

Kentucky Post School Outcomes Center (KyPSO) Data [link] KyPSO collects data on students with IEP’s who exited public high schools ...
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Office of Vocational Rehab

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