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#WayToWork: Check out how Jared got to work on the farm!

via Tn Department of Intellectual Disabilities Farming is hard work, but Jared’s #Way2Work story shows it can also be a lot of fun! Jared works at Old School Farm as an assistant general farmworker. Jared and his coworkers work their produce all the way... Continue Reading 

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Jobs instill independence and pride in supported individuals

Herman Cox, 57, wakes up every Saturday & Sunday with an unusual excitement for the day. He hurriedly completes his personal and household tasks and waits patiently for 9:45am. At 10 am he finally gets to leave to go to work as... Continue Reading 

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Employment, General awareness

How False Stereotypes About People With Disabilities Hold Employers Back

via The Almighty There is evidence that employers fear legal action should they terminate an employee with a disability. It is far more difficult to prove discrimination for not being hired in the first place. So, given the perception that people with disabilities aren’t... Continue Reading 

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