Youth Transition Demonstration Shows Promise for Improving Employment Outcomes of Youth with Disabilities, But Can They Be Replicated and Sustained? (Snapshot)

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research
Nov 30, 2013
David Wittenburg

Designed to help youth with disabilities maximize their economic self-sufficiency as they move from school to work.


  • Work-based experiences
  • Youth empowerment
  • Family involvement
  • System linkages
  • SSA waivers and benefits counseling

The Social Security Administration sponsored 10 YTD projects around the country. Mathematica is conducting the impact evaluation for six sites in which youth with disabilities were assigned by lottery to YTD Support and Usual Support groups. This sheet presents employment results for Year 1. Results for Year 3 are pending.