An Oral History of the Special Olympics in China Volume 3 [electronic resource] :Finding and Keeping a Job / edited by William P. Alford, Mei Liao, Fengming Cui.
Contributor(s): Alford, William P [editor.] | Liao, Mei [editor.] | Cui, Fengming [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service).Material type: BookSeries: Economy and Social Inclusion, Creating a Society for All: Publisher: Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2020.Edition: 1st ed. 2020.Description: XVI, 489 p. 14 illus., 13 illus. in color. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789811550058.Subject(s): People with disabilities | Social structure | Social inequality | Sports—Economic aspects | Oral history | Public health | Social justice | Human rights | Disability Studies | Social Structure, Social Inequality | Sports Economics | Oral History | Public Health | Social Justice, Equality and Human RightsDDC classification: 305.908 Online resources: Click here to access online
Preface -- Worries about His Future -- Interview with Mr. QJ’s Family -- Interview with QJ’s Co-worker (Ⅰ) -- Interview with QJ’s Co-worker (Ⅱ) -- Interview with QJ’s Co-worker (Ⅲ) -- Interview with QJ’s Co-worker (Ⅳ) -- Traveling for Auto Shows -- Interview with JL’s Co-worker (Ⅰ).-Interview with QJ’s Co-worker (Ⅱ) -- Observation of JL at Work -- Interview with ZZ’s Co-worker -- Observation of ZZ at Work -- Simple Goal of Having a Stable Job -- Interview with Mr.W -- Never Treat the Child as Someone with a Disability -- Be Content and Cherish the Present -- Giving Is More Rewarding than Taking -- I Treat Him as My Own Son -- Eager for and Fearful of Communication -- Appendix I Interview with Papa John’s HR Management. .
This open access book brings together oral histories that record the experiences of individuals with intellectual disabilities in Shanghai as they participate in their careers. Employees with intellectual disabilities describe their experiences seeking, attaining, and maintaining employment. Their managers, colleagues, and family members also provide keen insight into the challenges and opportunities these individuals have encountered in the process of securing employment. An appendix provides a compilation of employment policies related to people with intellectual disabilities, particularly with respect to Shanghai.