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Employer Attitudes: Hiring individuals with a mild intellectual disability

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Elizabeth Ainsworth, an Occupational Therapist at Nambour Hospital, NSW, presents the details of a study aimed at discovering employer attitudes towards hiring workers with a mild disability with a view to exploring strategies that could be developed to increase employer receptivity. The data gathered revealed a willingness to hire, especially by service industry firms. Respondents preferred people with previous experience which highlighted the need for the development of social and job skills in workers to assist their search for inclusive employment. Keyword: Employment

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Author
Ainsworth, E
Source
Unknown
Publisher
-
Publication Date
1 January 1970
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Employment
Origin
Australia

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