Assessing adults with intellectual disabilities: a service by James Hogg, Arturo Langa

By James Hogg, Arturo Langa

This guide is helping pros operating with adults with highbrow disabilities to set up the wishes of people via systematic evaluate and to observe and overview the effectiveness of the carrier they provide.A complete guide for pros operating with adults with highbrow disabilities. permits those pros to set up the desires of people is helping them to observe and overview the effectiveness of the carrier they supply. specialist contributions comprise conceptual chapters and outlines of chosen evaluate tools. Covers the whole spectrum of desire, together with adults with psychological healthiness problems, behavioural difficulties, forensic wishes and evaluation of individuals with profound highbrow and a number of disabilities, and people suspected of constructing dementia.

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2 Supported employment Supported employment – work in the ordinary labour force with personal or technical supports for a real wage – has flourished for more than two decades in North America (Kiernan & Schalock , 1997) and more recently throughout Europe (Walsh & Beyer, 1999). It is important to take into account manifest benefits for individuals in terms of their quality of life, increased personal income, as well as benefits for wider society, for the efficacy of service provider agencies and for those funding such services through taxes (Beyer & Kilsby, 1998).

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