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Introduction

Introduction Susanne M. Bruyère his special issue includes seven articles tation practitioners, human resource profes- focusing on workplace factors which sionals, environmental analyses and design, Tminimize workplace disability discrimi- and others. As the articles will reflect in more nation and maximize employment participation depth, the data sources and data collection for individuals with disabilities. It has been approaches for this body of work are varied, almost a quarter century since the passage of including literature reviews, national survey the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, data, administrative data, surveys of practicing and yet significant economic and employment professionals and workplaces, focus groups, key disparities for people with disabilities persist. informant interviews, and case studies. Most Research and literature within the rehabilita- important and unique to this effort, employers tion counselor education field to date has often themselves have been an extensive source of focused on counselor role and function, effective information throughout much of this work. service delivery, and preparation of the people The initial article in this series, by who we serve for the workforce. Far less of our Barrington, Bruyère, and Waelder, provides a attention has been on the “demand side” of the summary of findings from a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Rehabilitation Research, Policy and Education Springer Publishing

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Springer Publishing
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© 2021 Springer Publishing Company
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2168-6653
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2168-6661
DOI
10.1891/2168-6653.28.4.206
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Abstract

Susanne M. Bruyère his special issue includes seven articles tation practitioners, human resource profes- focusing on workplace factors which sionals, environmental analyses and design, Tminimize workplace disability discrimi- and others. As the articles will reflect in more nation and maximize employment participation depth, the data sources and data collection for individuals with disabilities. It has been approaches for this body of work are varied, almost a quarter century since the passage of including literature reviews, national survey the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, data, administrative data, surveys of practicing and yet significant economic and employment professionals and workplaces, focus groups, key disparities for people with disabilities persist. informant interviews, and case studies. Most Research and literature within the rehabilita- important and unique to this effort, employers tion counselor education field to date has often themselves have been an extensive source of focused on counselor role and function, effective information throughout much of this work. service delivery, and preparation of the people The initial article in this series, by who we serve for the workforce. Far less of our Barrington, Bruyère, and Waelder, provides a attention has been on the “demand side” of the summary of findings from a

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Rehabilitation Research, Policy and EducationSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2014

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