Date: 09 Oct 2017
Author: Ruben Koman
Recent reports show that the unemployment rate of severely disabled people has continued to rise since 2010, despite the overall fall in unemployment. This applies in particular to peo-ple aged over 55 who are severely disabled, even though severely handicapped unemployed persons are above-average qualified in comparison to non-disabled unemployed persons (static evidence is available). This also applies to blind and visually impaired people.
Research questions Against this background, the project "Activation and integration of (long-term) unemployed blind and visually impaired people started.