Training caters for special needs

Arkin, Anat
August 1995
People Management;8/10/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 16, p32
Reports on Next Step project that supports people with learning disabilities in employment. Bromley's Kitchen, as the public face of the Next Step project; Basis of supported employment scheme; Results of the project; Aims of the disability discrimination bill.


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