Employment supports are those supports that promote a person’s participation in the workforce. Employment supports provide training to Individuals for employment and provide workplace support for the purpose of maintaining paid employment. Employment options include:
- Employment preparation which assists individuals in developing specific skills and knowledge for the purpose of obtaining paid employment. This may include training, post-secondary education, work –experience, career exploration, and job search development.
- Employment placement which assists individuals with maintaining paid employment. This assistance may include on the job training and support to help the individual meet the employer expectations and /or the development of an environment that supports the individual.