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ERIC Number: EJ609722
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1088-3576
Where We Are Now: Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Mental Retardation.
Kiernan, William
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, v15 n2 p90-96,115 Sum 2000
This article reviews the status of employment for people with mental retardation. It considers effects relating to changes in the evolution of the workplace and in the Social Security Supplemental Security Income program. It then discusses emerging practices including use of natural supports, development of personal networks, and use of an ecological approach to match employee with job. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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