BRIDGING THE GAP

BETWEEN BUSINESSES & DISABILITY

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DISABILITY INCLUSION

Is the practice of companies intentionally creating a workplace inclusive of people with disabilities.

This is accomplished through:

Engineering process and culture to minimize stigma, and (unintended) barriers related to an employee's disability

Targeted recruiting strategies

Educating stakeholders

WHY IS DISABILITY INCLUSION IMPORTANT?

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Decrease Turnover

Companies report improving retention from 14-130%

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Improve Safety/Security

Decrease workers comp related costs (days away, medical and indemnity) up to 77%.

Employees report less bullying in an inclusive work environment.

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Increase Workforce Stability

Companies have reported that a stable department demonstrates up to 15% better productivity.

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Improve Brand

Inclusive companies are preferred by 80% of job seekers and 92% of consumers. The average annual stock returns (of companies in disability markets) have outperformed the broader market by 2.52% since 2012.

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Increase Labor Pool

The US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting of available labor does not include at least 10 million Americans.

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Compliance

US federal contractors are required to demonstrate efforts and result for recruiting, developing and retaining individuals with disabilities.

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More Efficient Management

Using adaptive and organizational learning has shown an increase in operational performance up to 20%.

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Social Impact

People (including corporate leaders) recognize that intentionally extending employment to people with disabilities has impact on society at large and individually.

How does a business employ more people in a manner that is safe and profitable?

How can I influence businesses to employ more people with disabilities?

How can people with disabilities be successfully employed?