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Outcomes

The hallmarks of Project SEARCH are total workplace immersion and a singular goal of competitive employment for every program graduate. We strive to achieve that goal by creating an atmosphere of high expectations.

Outcomes Research

Additional Reading

These academic journal articles explore the efficacy of the Project SEARCH model.
  • Christensen, J., Hetherington, S., Daston, M., Riehle, E. (2015) Longitudinal Outcomes of Project SEARCH in Upstate New York. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, vol. 42, 247-255
  • Christensen, J., Richardson, K. (2017) Project SEARCH workshop to work: Participant reflections on the journey through career discovery. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, vol. 46, 34-35
  • Gormley, M.E. (2015) Workplace stigma toward employees with intellectual disability: A descriptive study. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 249-258
  • Kaehne, A. (2016) Project SEARCH UK-Evaluating its Employment Outcomes. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. 29: 519–530. doi: 10.1111/jar.12207
  • Müller, E. and VanGilder, R. (2014) The Relationship Between Participation in Project SEARCH and Job Readiness and Employment for Young Adults with Disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, vol. 40, 15-26.
  • Persch, A.C., Cleary, D.S., Rutkowski, S., Malone, H., Darragh, A.R.; Case-Smith, J.D. (2015) Current practices in job matching: A Project SEARCH perspective on transition.
  • Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, vol. 43, no. 3, 259-273
  • Rutkowski, S., Daston, M., Van Kuiken, D., & Riehle, E. (2006). Project SEARCH: A demand-side model of high school transition. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 25, 85–96.
  • Schall, C.M., Wehman, P., Brooke, V., Graham, C., McDonough, J., Brooke, A., Ham, W., Rounds, R. et al. (2015) Employment Interventions for Individuals with ASD: The Relative Efficacy of Supported Employment With or Without Prior Project SEARCH Training. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders DOI 10.1007/s10803-015-2426-5
  • Wehman, P., Schall, C., McDonough, J., Kregel, J., Brooke, V., Molinelli, A., Ham, W., Graham, C., Erin Riehle, J., Collins, H. et al. (2013a). Competitive Employment for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Early Results from a Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 15, 1-14.
  • Wehman, P., Schall, C., McDonough, J. Project SEARCH for Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Increasing Competitive Employment On TransitionFrom High SchoolJ., Molinelli, A., Riehle, E., Ham, W. and Thiss, W. R. (2013b). Project SEARCH for Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Increasing Competitive Employment On Transition From High School. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions 15, 144-155.
  • Wehman, P., Schall, C., McDonough, J., Graham, C., Brooke, V, Riehle, J.E., Brooke, A., Ham, W., Lau, S., Allen. J., Avellone, L. (2017). Effects of an employer-based intervention on employment outcomes for youth with significant support needs due to autism. Autism  21:3, 276-290