Policy and Practice Brief: Fifteen Years Along the Bumpy Road to Self Support; The Case of Larry Wellman and Benefits Planning Along the Way
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Sheldon, James R.
This brief presents a fifteen year case study reflecting on one person’s lifelong pursuit of quality employment. Reviewed along the way are actual events, supports the individual received and guidance and information presented to assist the person in making informed choices and connecting to critical resources needed to support employment.
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