Youth with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) face substantial barriers to economic independence in transitioning to adult life. The barriers are related to their health status, social isolation, service needs, and potential loss of disability benefits.
Transition to Adulthood
Evaluation of the Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income PROMISE Grants
Evaluation of the Maryland Way2Work Model
Mathematica is evaluating the impact of Way2Work, a transition work-based learning model, on the post-school outcomes of high school students with disabilities in select Maryland counties. A grant from the federal Rehabilitation Services Administration funds this work.
Henry Ireys is a nationally known expert in health policies affecting adults and children with disabilities. He has directed evaluations of community-based programs for children with serious emotional disorders and state demonstration programs for adults with varying types of disabilities.Featured Projects
- National Evaluation of CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant
- Using Data to Inform Medicaid Behavioral Health Policies and Services
- Evaluating the HCIA – Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse Awards: Second Annual Report
- How are CHIPRA Quality Demonstration States Designing and Implementing Caregiver Peer Support Programs?
- Transition to Adulthood
- Health Care
- Medicaid and CHIP
- Care Delivery Systems
- Long-Term Services and Supports