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Descriptor English: Employment, Supported
Descriptor Spanish: Empleos Subvencionados
Descriptor Portuguese: Readaptação ao Emprego
Descriptor French: Emploi accompagné pour les personnes handicapées
Entry term(s): Supported Employment
Tree number(s): N01.824.245.350
N02.421.784.644.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016832
Scope note: Paid work for mentally or physically disabled persons, taking place in regular or normal work settings. It may be competitive employment (work that pays minimum wage) or employment with subminimal wages in individualized or group placement situations. It is intended for persons with severe disabilities who require a range of support services to maintain employment. Supported employment differs from SHELTERED WORKSHOPS in that work in the latter takes place in a controlled working environment. Federal regulations are authorized and administered by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
Annotation: full or part-time employment program for the disabled
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Rehabilitation, Vocational (1988-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 30138
Unique ID: D016832
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/02
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Employment, Supported - Preferred
Concept UI M0025626
Scope note Paid work for mentally or physically disabled persons, taking place in regular or normal work settings. It may be competitive employment (work that pays minimum wage) or employment with subminimal wages in individualized or group placement situations. It is intended for persons with severe disabilities who require a range of support services to maintain employment. Supported employment differs from SHELTERED WORKSHOPS in that work in the latter takes place in a controlled working environment. Federal regulations are authorized and administered by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
Preferred term Employment, Supported
Entry term(s) Supported Employment



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