Serving welfare recipients with learning disabilities in a work first environment
Publisher: National Governors' Association
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1998
Distributor: National Governors' Association
Source Address: Hall of States, 444 North Capitol Street
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20001-1512
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Policy Maker
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 10 p.
Subjects: Welfare Recipients; Learning Disabilities; Adult Education
This analysis describes the results for the adult learning disabled population of the U.S. welfare reform model which emphasizes "work first." Assessment and screening tools are needed as are mechanisms to refer students to appropriate education, training, and employment opportunities. States can work with employers to alleviate concerns and facilitate workplace accommodations.
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