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Getting work and being included

Author:
OUTSIDE THE BOX
Publisher:
Outside the Box Development Support
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
4p.
Place of publication:
Glasgow

Outside the Box will be working with people in Borders who have learning disabilities and people with mental health problems, to look at what helps people get into work. The first stage of the project is looking at what helps people get into work and what the problems are and about different types of work. Ways to get involved in the project are outlined.

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Borders Finding Out project: employment workshop

Author:
BORDERS FINDING OUT PROJECT
Publisher:
Outside the Box Development Support
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
18p.
Place of publication:
Glasgow

The Borders Finding Out project brings together people who have learning disabilities, families, people who work in services for people with learning disabilities and people who are interested in everyone having the chance to do what they want. A report from a workshop in Hawick on 16 November 2006 with the Fife Employability Team is presented. The benefits of people with learning disabilities working are outlined.

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Ready to pick

Author:
HAYES Derren
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 21.09.06, 2006, p.48.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Providing jobs for people with learning difficulties requires careful planning by employers, and also a lot of determination and imagination.

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Just the job

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 24.08.06, 2006, pp.28-29.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

This article looks at the employment options for people with learning disabilities who wish to join the mainstream workforce.

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From disability to ability: a pathway to equal employment of people with intellectual disabilities

Author:
DELMARTINO Mark
Journal article citation:
Llais, 75, Winter 2005, pp.12-13.
Publisher:
Learning Disability Wales

Describes the work of the LABOr project in improving the employment opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities across Europe. Outcomes of the project include a website, www.start-labour.org, which aims to support providers in fine-tuning their training and employment services.

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How SI unlocks people's potential

Author:
STEELE Deborah
Journal article citation:
Community Living, 7(4), April 1994, pp.14-15.
Publisher:
Hexagon Publishing

Argues that Systematic Instruction is the key to keeping people with learning difficulties in paid jobs.

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Give us the tools

Author:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 6.2.92, 1992, pp.16-17.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on the work of the Real Jobs Project, a partnership between the National Development Team, Training in Systematic Instruction and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which has been set up to stimulate the development of proper job opportunities for people with learning difficulties.

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Innovations in employment training and work for people with learning difficulties

Editors:
McCONKEY Roy, McGINLEY Patrick
Publisher:
Lisieux Hall Publications
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
240p.,illus.
Place of publication:
Chorley, Lancs.
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On the right road to Dublin

Author:
KING Jane
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 15.3.90, 1990, pp.28-29.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Open Road in Dublin is a three-year project which has placed twelve young men and women with learning difficulties in 'real' as opposed to sheltered employment.

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Employment opportunities for people with learning difficulties

Author:
KING'S FUND CENTRE
Publisher:
King's Fund Centre
Publication year:
1989
Pagination:
8 papers in folder.
Place of publication:
London

Set of papers from the United States. Titles include: strategies for integrated employment environments; supported employment for persons with severe and profound mental retardation; the job analysis process; mission statement (Connecticut Department of Mental Retardation); and conditions of learning that facilitate change.

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