Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

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Hiring People with Disabilities

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Are you a business owner looking for reliable, motivated, qualified employees? We invite you to visit our resources page and learn more about why hiring a qualified worker with a developmental disability makes good business sense.

A person with developmental disabilities can make a great addition to your workforce. They have:

  • Motivation
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Positive Attitude

Average Job Retention for greater than 2 years is 67%!

Across New York State individuals are employed in such industries as: sales, retail, manufacturing, legal, medical, food service and administrative.