How employers can create workplaces for youth with disabilities

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For Employers

Ways you can create workplaces where young people with disabilities belong

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Seek

support from ally employment organizations/agencies about best practices for hiring and creating diverse workplaces.

Make

it clear on your job postings that you are an employer who values diversity and recruits young people with disabilities.

Recognize

that in many cases accommodations for young people with disabilities are not expensive.

Celebrate

differences!

Ensure

young people with disabilities have meaningful opportunities to advance and take leadership roles.

Connect

young people with mentors who have disabilities and work in their areas of interest.

Create

a workplace culture that celebrates disability as an important part of life and values the unique contributions of all employees.

Educate

other staff in the workplace about disability, respectful language, and tools or strategies to help the whole team succeed.

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