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sheltered

(of buildings) specially designed to provide a safe environment for the elderly, handicapped, or disabled
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Progress in serving people with mental disability in sheltered workshops by the 1970s is most apparent in the work of those using behavior analysis techniques to teach persons with severe retardation to handle relatively complex workshop tasks (Bellamy et al.
A more recent criticism of sheltered workshops has been leveled by Schuster (1990).
Parent, Hill and Wehman (1989) outlined the key aspects of facility conversion from sheltered workshop operations to supported employment services.
Meaningful comparisons of the relative effectiveness of sheltered and supported employment are difficult to design and few studies are available.
Neither the traditional sheltered workshop nor the supported employment setting is, per se, a training opportunity.
This paper suggests that sheltered workshops can be altered to become more normalizing than the typical workshop of the 60s and 70s, yet still provide the structure and support required by the individual with disability.
Administrators from all facilities providing sheltered work in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada participated in the survey.
The results of this study indicate that personnel in 70% of the sheltered workshops in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada attempt to teach job responsibility and social-vocational competencies in addition to task production competence to workers with mental retardation.
Whitehead (1986) suggested that most sheltered workshops will begin to shift their focus to transitional programming.
That is, responses by sheltered workshop administrators in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada may not accurately represent the response which would be provided by administrators in the remaining 47 states.
Mental retardation services in sheltered workshops and day activity programs: Consumer benefits and policy alternatives.
Producing generalized job initiative in severely mentally retarded sheltered workers.