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Direct support in supported employment and its relation to job typicalness, coworker involvement, and employment outcomes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11126074     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Supported employment is a comprehensive package of strategies continually evolving and designed to successfully employ people with disabilities. The emerging nature of natural support is receiving extensive attention. Understanding and improving natural support strategies is a means to provide uniquely distinctive personalized supports. It is this underlying theme that has driven four previous research reports regarding typical employment features and their relation to employment outcomes for people with disabilities. In this report we investigate the previously raised issue that high levels of direct support are associated with less typicalness, integration, and wages. This study shows that wage and integration outcomes can be increased, even if there is a high level of direct support, if there is coworker training.
D Mank; A Cioffi; P Yovanoff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mental retardation     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0047-6765     ISO Abbreviation:  Ment Retard     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-27     Completed Date:  2001-02-15     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  18640670R     Medline TA:  Ment Retard     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  506-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University, 2853 E. 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47408-2696, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Data Collection
Disabled Persons*
Interinstitutional Relations
Middle Aged
Public Policy
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Social Support
Vocational Guidance*

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