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From Accommodation to Inclusion
February 4, 2013
Source: Diversity Executive
More than 56 million Americans — nearly one out of five — have a disability, according to the latest U.S. Census. Of these, 29 million are between ages 21 and 64. But only 18 percent are employed, according to the Department of Labor, and less than 30 percent of companies have disability-specific diversity policies or programs in place, according to a study conducted by the Kessler Foundation, the National Organization on Disability (NOD) and Harris Interactive.
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