ERIC Number: EJ629450
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Family Contribution to the Vocational Lives of Vocationally Competent Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.
Dixon, Roselyn M.; Reddacliff, Catherine A.
International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, v48 n2 p193-206 Jun 2001
A study examined the contributions which families made to the success of 15 young adults with mental retardation in competitive employment. The following family characteristics led to more successful employment outcomes: moral support, practical assistance, role models of appropriate work ethic, protection from difficulties and exploitation, and family cohesion. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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