ERIC Number: ED350746
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Consumer Leadership in Supported Employment.
Inge, Katherine J., Ed.
RRTC, Spr 1992
This newsletter issue provides rehabilitation professionals with various information pieces concerning consumer leadership in supported employment of people with disabilities. First, a chart lists five questions concerning self advocacy and supported employment, and provides consumer responses to the questions. A second item describes participatory action research at the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Supported Employment (Virginia), especially consumer monitoring of supported employment and development of the Vocational Integration Index. Other items are a list of principles of communication from a consumer perspective, a list of 10 consumer rights related to self advocacy issues, and guidelines for professionals working with constituents to facilitate self advocacy. (DB)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adults, Communication Skills, Disabilities, Leadership, Measures (Individuals), Opinions, Participative Decision Making, Participatory Research, Rehabilitation, Self Advocacy, Social Integration, Supported Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation
Virginia Commonwealth University, Rehabilitation, Research and Training Center, Box 2011, 1314 W. Main St., Richmond, VA 23284-2011 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond. Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.
Note: For a related document, see EC 301 554.