First, watch the documentary “Bottom Dollars.” You can watch it for free if you are an Amazon Prime subscriber at https://www.amazon.com/Bottom-Dollars-Cheryl-Bates-Harris/dp/B071H28PYL/;
Then, answer the following questions:
Q1: (a) What is the special section of federal law (i.e., the title of the law and the section number) that allows for “sub-minimum wage” work? (b) How many employees with disabilities did it allow to be paid less than minimum wage in the United States in 2016?
Q2: Compare and contrast Tillman Mitchell’s experience finding work outside of a sheltered workshop with that of Sarah Frost. Be sure to compare their two stories along at least 2 different dimensions (e.g., training received, parental involvement, time to employment, quality of employment), though feel free to mention more than 2 differences.
Q3: (a) Explain the concept of a person-centered plan. (b) What did this look like in the case of Andy Owens? How did he find a job, and what kind and quality of work did he find?
Q4: (a) What did the Morningside Client Survey reveal in terms of the preferences of those currently in a sheltered workshop either to work in the community or stay in the workshop? (b) What did Morningside CEO Jim Larson say was the “second best day of [his] life”?