Giving employment in sheltered workshops to people with intellectual disabilities has been the practice so far but a key senator Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, wants to give a cutting edge by changing the policy and providing integrated, supported employment. This he announced during a hearing of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, the details of which are available on disabilityscoop. Buy a cup of coffee and read all about it!
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Senator Calls For Emphasis On Integrated Employment