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Canadian Association for Community Living
Ontario, Canada
2011

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Achieving Social and Economic Inclusion

From Segregation to 'Employment First'

By Canadian Association for Community Living

Summary

This report describes a study examining various policies and practices for supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities to be included in the labor force. The results indicate that the transition from sheltered employment to the labor market is viable, and the report provides policy recommendations for government.

“The Canadian Association for Community Living is a family-based association assisting people with intellectual disabilities and their families to lead the way in advancing inclusion in their own lives and in their communities… We are dedicated to attaining full participation in community life, ending exclusion and discrimination on the basis of intellectual disability, promoting respect for diversity and advancing human rights to ensure equality for all Canadians.” [Website]

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