Work With Me!

So, you may be asking: "What are the benefits of hiring a person with a developmental or other disability?"

Anna McEnery and Carl Hanson are interviewed by KPTZ for the Work with Me Program.

Enrich Your Workplace & Therefore Your Business

  • Find enthusiastic workers who are a good match for your business and the job
  • Increase the diversity of your staff
  • Promote accessibility and inclusivity in your workplace

Improve Your Business

  • Experience higher employee loyalty and lower employee turnover - resulting in reduced costs
  • Benefit from the flexibility , creativity, adaptability, innovation and persistence that many people with disabilities have developed by overcoming obstacles

Help Your Business to Grow

  • 88% of the public prefer to support businesses who employ people with disabilities.
  • 90% of Americans love to support companies that make a difference in the lives of others.
  • 90% of Americans view companies that hire people with disabilities more favorably.
  • Americans with disabilities bring $180 billion of discretionary income to the table.

Financial Incentives

  • The Work Opportunity Tax Credit encourages employment of 9 targeted groups of job seekers, by reducing their employers' federal income tax liability as much as $2,400 per qualified new worker.
  • Positively impact the taxpayer base (for all taxpayers, not just businesses) by reducing the number of people receiving public assistance.