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Supporting Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in their Communities
Authors: Jean Winsor, PhD
This 9-page guide begins with an overview of best practices in helping people with intellectual/developmental disabilities to reach their commonly held goals of finding community-based jobs, and leading self-determined lives. The guide highlights strategies that professionals can use that will encourage and support people in finding community-based employment.
After reviewing traditional day and employment services, the guide introduces the following options people with intellectual/developmental disabilities have for community-based employment:
-Community-based non-work services.
For each option, the guide does a nice job of explaining what the option looks like and provides a set of equality indicators.
This information is from the PIE About Us webpage at: partnershipsinemployment.com/?page_id=75 and the guide available online at: https://www.aucd.org/docs/resources/pie_adults_Nov2014_families.pdf.
|Name:||Jean Winsor, PhD|
|Organization:||Partnerships in Employment Systems Change Technical Assistance Center, Institute for Community Inclusion|
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