Working Together from
Possibility to Opportunity
A Community Collaboration focused on the transition to adulthood for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD).
Our Common Agenda
We bring together self advocates, families, employers, state agencies, and service providers to improve access to opportunities and resources.
Employers describe people with IDD
in the workplace as:
attentive to work quality and
Yet, 56% of adults with IDD in NC are unemployed.
This solution to this systemic problem is much bigger than one organization or program – which is why we are working together to create a cross-sector, statewide movement toward opportunity for all.
-  14cp, 2014 https://ohioemploymentfirst.org/up_doc/Employing_People_With_Intellectual_and_Developmental_Disabilities.pdf
-  Statedata.info. (2022). Population Data from the American Community Survey (Post 2007), Cognitive Disability. North Carolina, U.S. Total: Percent of Working-Age People Who Are Employed.
Retrieved 12/01/2022 from http://www.statedata.info/data/showchart/845353
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