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A New Approach to Employment -Karen Scherer on Supported Employment and Person-Centered Planning
Karen Scherer began her career as a work adjustment specialist at Martin County Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Loogootee, Indiana. She was soon asked to serve as the coordinator for the supported employment grant received by the center in…

Look What He's Doing Now - Patrick Sandy on Life Enhancement Through Supported Employment
“I remember her having a lot of apprehension,” recalls Patrick Sandy of a meeting with a mother on why her son could succeed in supported employment. When her son was born, physicians told her to put him in an institution and forget about him. Now,…

The Supported Employment Movement
The supported employment movement, an initiative to expand the opportunities for people with disabilities to find work in their own communities through vocational rehabilitation and ongoing job coaching, began spreading across the United States…