National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) 2021

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America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.

This year’s theme, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. This is double the case for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities who have been working essential jobs during the pandemic.

Learn more about NDEAM: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/initiatives/ndeam

Learn more about JNCS Employment Services: https://jaynolan.org/services/employment-services/ 

Workers in the Spotlight: 

Chris

Chris has done an excellent job during his over 19 years at RiteAid. He is an irreplaceable member of the team and is now training new staff. Read Chris’s Story

James

James continued working during the pandemic to help people have access to the medications and other necessities in uncertain times. We celebrate his dedication to his job and his flexibility in adapting to the constantly changing corona regulations. Read James’s Story

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