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Employment, Supported MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Employment, Supported
Tree Number(s)
N01.824.245.350
N02.421.784.644.350
Unique ID
D016832
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016832
Annotation
full or part-time employment program for the disabled
Scope Note
Paid work for mentally or physically disabled persons, taking place in regular or normal work settings. It may be competitive employment (work that pays minimum wage) or employment with subminimal wages in individualized or group placement situations. It is intended for persons with severe disabilities who require a range of support services to maintain employment. Supported employment differs from SHELTERED WORKSHOPS in that work in the latter takes place in a controlled working environment. Federal regulations are authorized and administered by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
Entry Term(s)
Supported Employment
Previous Indexing
Rehabilitation, Vocational (1988-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Employment, Supported Preferred
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