Can Disability Help Your Bottom Line?
Business leaders are discovering a whole new source of talent they never realized existed: people with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities. For people with disabilities, unemployment is still the overwhelming norm, regardless of the ability and desire to work. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, working-age people with disabilities can expect to be employed at only one-third the rate of people without disability.
As an exciting new path is unfolding, businesses are finding that interacting within the community and being treated like a typical employee, gaining skills and self-esteem, being rewarded for good work with opportunities for advancement...all of this, unsurprisingly, leads to more positive outcomes for people with autism and developmental disabilities.
Read this Huffington Post Article called Can Disability Help Your Bottom Line?