Employer Training

Work Together NC has developed a no-cost training and recognition program for employers interested in transforming their workforce through hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Scroll to the bottom of this page to see our list of recognized IDD Inclusive Employers!

Employer Training Module

The online course will provide a brief introduction to IDD and guide you through several key topics related to IDD in the workplace, such as:

  • Introduction to IDD Inclusion in the Workplace
  • Language, Misconceptions, and Mindset Shifts
  • Universal Design
  • Tools for People with IDD in the Workplace
  • Allyship in the Workplace
  • Success Stories, Community Resources, and Next Steps

The course is completely self paced and should take no longer than 2 hours (or 2 lunch breaks!) to complete.

Employer Training Benefits

Upon completing the no-cost training, you will have the opportunity to apply for recognition as an “IDD Inclusive Employer,” which comes with some perks! 

  • An “IDD Inclusive Employer” sticker to proudly display on your storefront 
  • Job candidate referrals (if desired) and support from local agencies with training/coaching new hires 
  • Quarterly mentorship/networking calls with other IDD Inclusive Employers (optional) 
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