Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Advancing Employment for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Project Summary:

In the 30 years since the introduction of supported employment as a demonstrated model in the Developmental Disabilities Act of 1984 and the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1986, there has been continued development and refinement of best practices in employment support . The field has experienced the demonstration of creative outcomes for individuals with significant support needs, community rehabilitation providers that have shifted their business models to provide integrated employment, and states that have made a substantial investment in Employment First...

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