Tuning in to young people with intellectual disability: Respectful vocational services

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dc.contributor.author Espiner, Deborah en
dc.contributor.author Hartnett, F en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-22T02:41:58Z en
dc.date.issued 2017 en
dc.identifier.citation Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 4(1):69-79 2017 en
dc.identifier.issn 2329-7018 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/33710 en
dc.description.abstract In 2000 the New Zealand Government's Ministry of Health conducted a formal review of vocational services for people with disabilities that highlighted a number of shortcomings. Subsequently a “clean sheet” approach by the Office for Disability Issues to offer vocational services that provided greater choice and control was called for. These directives motivated the organisation that is the focus of this study to develop a specifically youth-focused service for young people with intellectual disabilities. To preserve anonymity, the organisation has been given the name “Directions” in this article. This research explored the perceptions of young people with intellectual disabilities who were aligned with Directions and the perceptions of the staff who supported them. Interviews with participants were conducted and thematically analysed to identify key components of this new approach and any success factors contributing to a more responsive youth culture. Participants articulated factors that aligned with findings from research in regular youth-based services. These findings have the potential to provide a touchstone for future practice when supporting young people with intellectual disabilities. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities en
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dc.title Tuning in to young people with intellectual disability: Respectful vocational services en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/23297018.2016.1188672 en
pubs.issue 1 en
pubs.begin-page 69 en
pubs.volume 4 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Taylor & Francis en
pubs.end-page 79 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 616889 en
dc.identifier.eissn 2329-7026 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-03-13 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2016-07-27 en

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