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A Community Collaboration focused on the transition to adulthood for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD).
We bring together self-advocates, families, employers, state agencies, and service providers to improve access to opportunities and resources. Find our Common Agenda in English or Common Agenda en Español.
Employers describe people with IDD
in the workplace as:
attentive to work quality.
Yet, 69% of adults with IDD in NC are unemployed.
-  14cp, 2014. Employing people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A report by the Institute for Corporate Productivity. https://worktogethernc.com/resource/the-inclusive-talent-pool-employing-people-with-intellectual-and-developmental-disabilities/
-  Statedata.info. (2023). 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 07/31/2023 from http://www.statedata.info/data/showchart/845353
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