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This paper examines the success of grants given to initiatives that address the employment gap between people with and without disabilities. Independent evaluations identified five elements which were common to successful projects, namely, 1) A focus on changing attitudes about people with disabilities and their ability to work, 2) A person-centered approach to employment, 3) Technological platforms or model documentation, 4) Strong community partnerships, and 5) Wraparound services.
Populations:Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Physical Disabilities; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/70602