Episode 61: Employment First and the ADA: Working Together

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 1:00 pm EDT
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What is Employment First and why does it matter to people with disabilities? Employment First is a value that every person with a disability has a FIRST employment option in an integrated workplace earning competitive wages. Employment First is a mindset, an outcome, and a commitment to ensuring that people with disabilities are working in real jobs for real pay.

In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), learn about Employment First and how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) work together for people with disabilities in the workforce.