A comprehensive review of evidence-based employment practices for youth and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities: final report


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Australia has a long history of recognizing the importance of open employment (OE) for individuals with an intellectual disability (ID) (including people with an intellectual disability and co-occurring autism). Beginning with demonstration projects in the 1980s, and continuing through the current Disability Employment Services (DES) program for adults with disabilities, the nation has committed to providing high quality, effective services to individuals with ID to enable them to achieve their employment and self-sufficiency goals. The success of these programs over time has raised...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Disability; Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Outcomes

Keywords: People with disability; Employment service; Employment outcomes; Employment practice; Work experience; Workplace learning; Workplace education and training; Job skill; Skill development; Entry into working life; History; Literature review

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, Virginia Commonwealth University and Centre for Disability Studies, affiliated with the University of Sydney, 2020

Physical description: [82] p.

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Also called: Evidence-based employment practices for persons with IDD

Statement of responsibility: Kregel, J., Wehman, P., Taylor, J., Avellone, L., Riches, V., Rodrigues, R., and Taylor, D.

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 143.813

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