This is a qualitative study, based in Ontario, Canada, of the employment experiences of individuals with IDD. The study demonstrates the importance of parents, other family members and informal networks in finding and sustaining employment. It also explores the implications of this finding for formal service providers.
Petner-Arrey, Jami, Angela Howell-Moneta, and Rosemary Lysaght. “Facilitating Employment Opportunities for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability Through Parents and Social Networks.” Disability and Rehabilitation, 2015, online ahead of print.