Thank You to Companies
Providing Opportunities for Employment
Benefits of Employing People With Disabilities
When you hire a person with IDD you are embracing the broad meaning of diversity and inclusion. Today more than ever, consumers
and coworkers expect and appreciate a diverse workforce. Your company's brand is uplifted by the strength, caring and confidence which
this diversity brings.
Individuals with IDD coordinate with a DDRC Job Coach. The Coach helps the employee to be successful in meeting your company needs.
All at no cost to you!
When employees with IDD find a job that is a right fit, they are loyal, often long-term employees. Less turn over means your company
doesn't incur recruiting and rehiring costs.
Employees with IDD value the opportunity for a job and the dignity it brings them. This equates to employees known for their good
attitudes and cooperative, dedicated approach to work.
According to APSE, employers see more than a $20 average return on investment for every dollar invested in accommodations, and customers
with disabilities and their families, friends and associates represent a multi trillion dollar market segment.
Among Natural Grocers founding principles are a commitment to our community and commitment to our employees.
We express this in many ways, but one way we fulfill these values is by employing people with special needs,
including those with developmental disabilities. As the manager of Joan, one of those employees, I see that
our company gets so much from her positive attitude and committed work ethic, and that she and our other team
members bring out the best in each other. We are gratified to give people with special needs the opportunity
to be fulfilled through working, and believe this is a wonderful way to build community.
Our team of DDRC Employment Consultants serve as coaches for people with Intellectual and
Developmental Disabilities working in your company. Employers tell us they appreciate
the help we provide with communication, orientatio, training and other needs to help
ensure job success and a win-win placement for your company and the employee.
Interested to speak with a DDRC Employment Consultant to understand how we can help you?
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Employing People with IDD for 16 - 20+ Years!
Employing People with IDD for 10 - 15 Years!
Employing People with IDD for 5 - 9 Years!
Employing People with IDD for 1 - 4 Years!
Job titles held with employers coordinating with DDRC
Page Last Updated: 2018-05-31