This Working Paper provides an international overview of employment options for people with intellectual disabilities, with special emphasis on Supported Employment (SE) models.
This resource guide will help educators and trainers equip policymakers, legislators, social partners, individuals with disabilities and other key individuals to achieve a positive legislative impact.
This publication provides insights into how disability perspectives may be incorporated into policies, laws, services and programmes, and the essential elements for sustainable and inclusive growth of societies.
Employment Working Paper No. 43
The 4th CBR Africa Network Conference (CAN) launched new guidelines designed to empower persons with disabilities by supporting their inclusion in health, education, employment, social, skills training and other community services.
People with intellectual disabilities represent nearly two per cent of the world's population, or some 130 million people. Because of stigma and discrimination, a majority are excluded from education, training and employment. This film examines what is possible for persons with intellectual disabilities so that they are able to access opportunities to obtain decent work and a better life.
Recommendation concerning Vocational Rehabilitation of the Disabled
Convention concerning Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons)
(Note: Date of coming into force: 06/20/1985.)
This code has been drawn up to guide employers to adopt a positive strategy in managing disability related issues in the workplace. It is intended to be read in the context of national conditions and to be applied in accordance with national law and practice.
Convention concerning Discrimination in Respect of Employment and Occupation
(Note: Date of coming into force: 06/15/1960.)
RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT (DISABLED PERSONS)