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Workplace Culture, Social Interactions, and Supports for Transition-Age Young Adults

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This paper discusses the role of the workplace and its culture in supporting social inclusion and workplace support for employess with disability. It is based upon the results of a qualitation study of the workplace experience of 8 young adults with developmental disability. The study identified four characteristics of supportive workplaces: multiple context relationships; specific social opportunities; a personal and team-building management style; and interdependent job designs. The authors outline the study's implications for employment support. Keyword: Employment,

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Author
Butterworth, J et al
Source
Mental Retardation
Publisher
AAMR
Publication Date
1 January 1970
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Employment
Origin
United States

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