ERIC Number: EJ566250
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
An Exploratory Cost-Benefit Analysis of Natural Support Strategies in the Employment of People with Severe Disabilities.
Zivolich, Steve; Shueman, Sharon A.; Weiner, Jan S.
Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, v8 n3 p211-21 Jun 1997
Presents a cost-benefit analysis of a supported-employment program using natural support strategies to assist 59 workers with severe disabilities in integrated employment settings. Results suggest substantial benefits to participants, the taxpayer, and society resulting from the choice of a natural support approach over the sheltered workshop model. (Author/PB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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