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Post, Michal; Campbell, Camille; Heinz, Tom; Kotsonas, Lori; Montgomery, Joyce; Storey, Keith – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2010
The article presents the benefits of successful collaboration between supported employment agencies and human resource managers when working together to secure employment for individuals with disabilities. Two case studies are presented: one involving a successful collaboration with county human resource managers in negotiating a change in the…
Descriptors: Supported Employment, Private Sector, Personnel Selection, Disabilities
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Hughes, Carolyn – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2008
Numerous studies show that employment, community participation, and postsecondary training rates of students with severe disabilities after leaving high school are the lowest of all disability categories and compare unfavorably to those of their peers without disabilities. In addition, outcomes generally do not improve as these students age. Certo…
Descriptors: Supported Employment, Independent Living, Community Involvement, Disabilities
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Wehman, Paul – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2006
This article is a review of the long-term follow-up study of competitively employed individuals with significant developmental disabilities by Brown, Shiraga, and Kessler (2006). In this report, 50 people with developmental disabilities were followed for 20 years and their work histories carefully chronicled. Notably, all of these individuals were…
Descriptors: Followup Studies, Developmental Disabilities, Supported Employment
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Zuna, Nina; Turnbull, Rud – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2004
The authors present a brief commentary and analysis of two problems related to 30 years of IDEA implementation: an increasing schism between general education and special education, and the unequal treatment of an entire class of students. Over the years, special education has become its own microcosm of programs and practices, making it difficult…
Descriptors: Special Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, General Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Nisbet, Jan – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2004
This article presents a critical review of Steve Taylor's Caught in the Continuum. Steve Taylor describes the flawed thinking associated with the "least restrictive environment" (LRE) principle and the related continuum model of human services that linked severity of disability with segregation, and required improvements in skills as a…
Descriptors: Self Advocacy, Human Services, Severe Disabilities, Mainstreaming