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ERIC Number: EJ276536
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
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Training Mentally Retarded Individuals for Competitive Employment: Benefits of Transitional Employment.
Martin, James E.; And Others
Exceptional Education Quarterly, (Career Education for the Exceptional Learner) v3 n3 p58-66 Nov 1982
Recent efforts have been made to transform traditional sheltered workshop employment to transitional employment training in nonsheltered sites for mentally retarded young adults and adults. Benefits (both monetary and nonmonetary) to the individual, employer, and society are described. Disincentives in the financial system are cited as creating a "welfare trap." (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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