Disability Matters

Creating Opportunities for People With Disabilities for Operating Success

People with disabilities can enhance organizational operating success, strengthen a culture of inclusion, and bring new perspectives to product designs and marketing. So why are so few of them still able to find employment?
— By Jeremiah Prince

The numbers speak for themselves. By the end of 2019, 19.3 percent of people with disabilities were employed compared to 66.3 percent of people without a disability. There are many reasons used to explain the wide gap, but the fact is that across all age groups, people with disability were less likely to be employed. For businesses, it means foregoing the advantages the employees with disabilities bring to compa....