Fixing the Disability Workforce Crisis

shared courtesy of The Hill

Hartford, CONNECTICUT – Imagine you’re a person with an intellectual or developmental disability. You’re working toward living a full, independent life.

Perhaps you rely on support services to accomplish daily tasks, develop skills and prepare for the job market, or attain other personal goals. Your opportunities to thrive depend on stability, and strong relationships with the professional service providers who work with you, know you and have earned your trust.

Now consider that the turnover rate for individuals providing these support services in states across the country averages a staggering 43.8 percent.

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