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Working Together from

Possibility to Opportunity

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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.

Did you know?

Businesses that hire people with IDD report improved workplace culture, innovation, customer loyalty, and employee retention. [1]

Employers describe people with IDD
in the workplace as:
dependable,
engaged,
motivated, and
attentive to work quality
.

Yet, 69% of adults with IDD in NC are unemployed.[2]

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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.

Tap into some of the most overlooked workforce talent: people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Access Employer Training Materials free for your use.

  1. [1] 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/
  2. [2] 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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