Title: Factors associated with employment status among people with disabilities: Results of a disability survey
Authors: Chao-Yin Lin - National Taipei University (Taiwan) [presenting]
Abstract: People with disabilities are often under employed compared to those without disabilities. Factors related to unemployment or under-employment could be of personal, environmental or disability-related. The aim is to explore the levels of employment and factors associated with employment among people with physical or intellectual disabilities, by analyzing data drawn from a representative population-based survey carried out in New Taipei City. It is expected to provide suggestions for policy makers or service providers in assisting disabled people enter, return or stay in the labor market.