ERIC Number: ED149508
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Sheltered Workshop Study. A Nationwide Report on Sheltered Workshops and Their Employment of Handicapped Individuals. Volume I. Workshop Survey.
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Presented are results from a survey of 2,530 sheltered workshop programs serving handicapped persons. Initial sections review the historical development of workshops, federal regulations affecting workshops, and previous related studies. Data are provided on the following topics: characteristics of workshops and clients (including a table on numerical and percent distribution of sheltered workshops and clients by certification status and organization by type of workshop program, 1973); financial operations of workshops; wage payments to handicapped clients; client fringe benefits; client training and placement; staffing and professional services; and additional issues such as the impact of 1966 Fair Labor Standards Act Amendments on work activities centers. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Note: For the statistical appendix, see EC 103 581