ERIC Number: ED411642
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Use of Natural Supports To Increase Integration in Supported Employment Settings for Youth in Transition. Final Report.
This final report briefly describes activities of a project which developed and evaluated specific natural support intervention procedures to increase the social integration of employees with severe disabilities using single-subject, clique analysis, and social validation methodologies. The project resulted in the publication of 6 journal articles and 12 presentations at local, state, and national conference. Included are the full texts of the six articles, which are: (1) "The Use of Self-Management Strategies for Increasing the Appropriate Hygiene of Persons with Disabilities in Supported Employment Settings" (Jennifer Traviss Garff and Keith Storey); (2) "Natural Supports for Increasing Integration in the Workplace for People with Disabilities: A Review of the Literature and Guidelines for Implementation" (Keith Storey and Nicholas J. Certo); (3) "Quality of Life Issues in Social Skills Assessment of Persons with Disabilities" (Keith Storey); (4) "The Cumulative Effect of Natural Support Strategies and Social Skills Instruction on the Integration of a Worker in Supported Employment" (Keith Storey and Jennifer T. Garff); (5) "The Effects of Co-Worker Instruction on the Integration of Youth in Transition in Competitive Employment" (Keith Storey and Jennifer T. Garff); and (6) "The Effect of Co-Worker Versus Job Coach Instruction on Integration in Supported Employment Settings" (Mellanie Lee, Keith Storey, Jacki L. Anderson, Lori Goetz, and Steve Zivolich). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Chapman Univ., Concord, CA.