Retaining and Advancing Employees with Disabilities

Man with Down syndrome working at sporting goods store.Once you have people with disabilities as employees, you will then want to ensure their success by getting proper support. This support can include equipment, support staff, and more provided by third parties at no cost to the business, or the support may include accommodations and directions that can be provided by the business, such as visual reminders to clock in or longer training periods. See the resources below for more ideas:

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Support through Mentorship: Accessible Supervision of Employees with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Support through Mentorship: Accessible Supervision of Employees with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [link] An article with tips about how to set ...
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Coalition For Workforce Diversity

Coalition For Workforce Diversity [link] Kentucky recruiting and networking resource for people with disabilities. Contact: Willie Byrd at (502)955-7271 or williebyrd@gmail.com ...
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Office of Vocational Rehab

Office of Vocational Rehab

Office of Vocational Rehab [link] State program that gives funding, job coaches, and support to people with disabilities so they ...
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Kentucky Supported Employment Training Project

Kentucky Supported Employment Training Project

Kentucky Supported Employment Training Project [link] Program that helps people with disabilities find jobs that they like to do and ...
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