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ERIC Number: EJ374973
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Quality of Life for Individuals Who Are Labeled Mentally Retarded: Evaluating Competitive Employment versus Sheltered Workshop Employment.
Inge, Katherine J.; And Others
Education and Training in Mental Retardation, v23 n2 p97-104 Jun 1988
Twenty mentally retarded individuals placed in competitive employment were compared to a matched group in sheltered workshop settings concerning their quality of life. The competitively employed individuals experienced greater advancement; improved hand strength and weight control; and increased community participation, social vocational skills, fiscal responsibility, and financial outcomes. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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