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Employers’ diversity and equity efforts often overlook people with disabilities

When conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion are had, why are people with disabilities often left out? There are over Sixty million adults in the US living with disability. The disparity begins with the fact that those adults with disabilities will likely be 2x as poor as those without.

Minimal assistance is needed for many workers with disabilities. Many people with disabilities want to work but are slowed by health-care and job benefits programs

Widening your talent pool is the way to overcome these impediments. Modify recruitment strategies and offer apprenticeship programs that partner with special education programs and local disability organizations.

Read how employers sometimes overlook this valuable pool of talents.

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