Title

Perspectives on environmental factors affecting the employment of persons with disability in selected service-oriented jobs in Cavite

Date of Completion

12-22-2017

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

Keywords

Disabled Persons, Work Performance, Disability Studies

Abstract

This study used a qualitative approach. Six (6) PWDs respondents participated in this study. Sampling method that was used was non probability purposive sampling and the participants were documented to be working on different service-oriented jobs in Cavite as manicurists, masseurs, and hair dressers. The researchers used a self-made interview guide questions that was externally validated by three (3) credible validators. Data analysis used was Stevick-Colaizzi-Keen method. the findings of the study showed that PWDs considers technological influences, discrimination and government strategies as a barrier to PWDs' employment while moral support is considered to be a facilitator to PWDs' employment.

First Advisor

Marfin Dela Pena

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