Employing People With Disabilities

People with disabilities can be a strong asset to your business, bringing new perspectives and dedication to the job.  Approximately 1 out of 5 people in the United States has some form of disability. The Employing People with Disabilities Video Series and Resources will help you expand the diversity of your workforce and positively impact your organization.

 

EMPLOYING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES VIDEO SERIES

 

The Employing People with Disabilities video series and white papers will help you prepare to tap into a pool of skilled, dedicated workers.

 

Employing People with Disabilities

Companies that hire people with disabilities are tapping into a pool of skilled, dedicated workers.  This video will help you take further steps to build a diverse workforce that is reflective of the world in which we all live and work. 

 

 

 

 

Employing People with Disabilities: Disability Awareness

Approximately 1 out of every 5 people in the United States has some form of disability. There are many powerful beliefs that exist about people with disabilities in our culture, many of which are false or incomplete. These misconceptions can create barriers for people with disabilities, especially in the job market. This video will offer a brief overview of disability and some tips for interacting with and supporting people with disabilities in the workplace.

 

 

 

 

Employing People with Disabilities: Workplace Culture

Securing skilled, talented and qualified people with disabilities can impact your company’s competitive advantage and workplace morale. This video will offer some tips to help you create a productive and positive workplace culture for all your employees.

 

 

 

 

RESOURCES

 

The following documents offer an overview of employing people with disabilities and provide tips for interacting with and supporting people with disabilities in the workplace.

 

Employing People with Disabilities: Disability Awareness

 

Employing People with Disabilities: People-First Language

 

Employing People with Disabilities: Myths, Realities and Job Accommodations

 

Employing People with Disabilities: Workplace Culture

 

 

Employing People with Disabilities Partners

 

The Employing People with Disabilities program was created through a collaboration between the following organizations:

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HOW DO I GET MORE INFORMATION?

For more information,  please submit your question to Ask an Advocate or call The Arc Greater Twin Cities at 952-920-0855.