Tuesday, February 21, 2012

New Studies Show Little Benefit to Sheltered Workshops

See this story from DisabilityScoop.  It begins:
Sheltered workshops are significantly more costly, yet no more effective than supported, competitive employment at ensuring job prospects for individuals with disabilities, new research suggests. 
Two new studies — one focusing on adults with autism and the other looking at individuals with cognitive disabilities — compared the outcomes of those who started out in sheltered employment with those who did not.



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