It's National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

“Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2013 is “Because We Are EQUAL to the Task.”
NDEAM’s roots go back to 1945, when Congress enacted a law declaring the first week in October each year “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” In 1962, the word “physically” was removed to acknowledge the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities. In 1988, congress expanded the week to a month and changed the name to “National Disability Employment Awareness Month.” Upon its establishment in 2001, ODEP assumed responsibility for NDEAM and has worked to expand its reach and scope ever since. ” (U.S. Department of Labor-Office of Disability Employment Policy) More information from this resource can be found at
Hillcroft Services, Inc. provides several avenues to pursue employment for People with disabilities. To learn more about each one of these programs, please click on the links provided below:
Ticket To Work
Employment Services

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