Aspirations held by young adults with intellectual disabilities and their mothers

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This study reports on Australian small-scale exploratory descriptive research into how young people with intellectual disability and their families construct their futures. The aims of this research were to (a) better understand the future aspirations held by young adults with intellectual disability and their parents, (b) identify enablers and barriers to the achievement of these aspirations, and (c) provide insights for career practitioners who support young people with intellectual disability and their parents to achieve their personal and career goals. Participants were four young...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disability; Youth; Career development; Employment; Policy

Keywords: Aspirations; Career goal; Career planning; Family; Labour force participation

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: London, England: Sage Publications in association with ACER, 2020

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Journal volume: 29

Journal number: 2

Journal date: July 2020

Pages: pp. 107-116

ISSN: 1038-4162, 2200-6974 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 141.879

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