The COVID-19 pandemic is a global issue that we did not expect or anticipate. One key lesson we are learning is that the pandemic is exacerbating existing inequities.
The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the inequalities in our country, and this is especially true for people with disabilities.
The 2019 Youth Transition Report: Outcomes for Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities, published by IEL, presents data that underscore the gap between youth with disabilities and those without.
Through its Simulated Workplace Program (SWP), West Virginia is changing the culture of career and technical education (CTE), changing the way students learn at school and gain work experience, and simultaneously helping to meet the demand for skilled labor in the state.