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People with disabilities have a right to fair and equal wages, working hours and opportunities, and the benefits of being employed in the community. Individuals with disabilities need to be in customized or supported employment, rather than in sheltered and segregated settings. In the supported employment model, workers with disabilities are assisted throughout the employment process. A job mentor or coach may assist the individual in securing a position (job), training for the job, and maintain employment through individual supports and accommodations. This model’s purpose is to place people in jobs where they will earn competitive wages. Supported employment is based on core values, which emphasize the right to
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Unformatted text preview: work, capacity to perform a job, individual strengths, personal goals and choices. Finally, the customized employment model is based on an individual strengths, needs, and interests of the person with a disability. This includes employment developed through job carving, self-employment, or other job development or restructuring in order to fit the needs of the worker with the disability. This model supports the provision of reasonable accommodations necessary for the individual to perform the functions of a job. http://cirrie.buffalo.edu/encyclopedia/en/article/123/...
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