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Domin, Daria; Butterworth, John – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013
Based on the 2010-2011 National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers, findings are presented on people with all disabilities and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who are served in employment and nonwork settings by community rehabilitation providers. Findings suggest little change over the past eight years in…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation, Developmental Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Rehabilitation Programs
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Migliore, Alberto; Butterworth, John; Nord, Derek; Cox, Monica; Gelb, Amy – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2012
We investigated the extent to which employment consultants implemented job development practices recommended in the literature when assisting job seekers with intellectual or developmental disabilities. We contacted 83 employment consultants from 25 employment programs in Minnesota and Connecticut. Fifty-nine participants were eligible and…
Descriptors: Consultants, Disabilities, Job Applicants, Job Development
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Winsor, Jean E.; Butterworth, John; Boone, Jane – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2011
In 2007, the low level of young adults with developmental disabilities who were employed in the 3 months postgraduation from high school led the Washington State legislature to authorize and fund the Jobs by 21 Partnership Project. The intent of the project was to identify and demonstrate best practices in sustainable partnerships among Washington…
Descriptors: Employment, Developmental Disabilities, Partnerships in Education, Young Adults
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Sulewski, Jennifer Sullivan; Butterworth, John; Gilmore, Dana – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2008
This article presents findings on community-based nonwork (CBNW; activities that do not involve paid employment but take place in the community) from a 2001 survey of state intellectual disabilities/developmental disabilities agency directors. Survey responses indicated that CBNW is a considerable and growing part of the day services mix but that…
Descriptors: Supported Employment, Mental Retardation, Employment Programs, Developmental Disabilities
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Metzel, Deborah S.; Boeltzig, Heike; Butterworth, John; Sulewski, Jennifer Sullivan; Gilmore, Dana Scott – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2007
Findings from an analysis of the characteristics and services of community rehabilitation providers (CRPs) in the early years of the 21st century are presented. Services provided by CRPs can be categorized along two dimensions: purpose (work, nonwork) and setting (facility-based, community). The number of individuals with disabilities present…
Descriptors: Employment Services, Developmental Disabilities, Supported Employment, Community Based Instruction (Disabilities)
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Hall, Allison Cohen; Butterworth, John; Winsor, Jean; Gilmore, Dana; Metzel, Deborah – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2007
Organizational variables, including policies, practices, collaborations, and funding mechanisms resulting in high performance in integrated employment, were described through case study research in 3 states. Findings address how contextual factors, system-level strategies, and goals of the system are related as well as how they sustain systems…
Descriptors: Rewards, Educational Finance, Supported Employment, Case Studies