Ben was diagnosed with Epilepsy when he was 18 months old. Today, Ben loves his job and continues to become more independent in his community.
Cecilia Harwick wanted to go back to work, but was unsure if she should divulge her disability to a potential employer. Cecilia is now working as a preschool teacher, her chosen career, at a wonderful center.
When asked if he recommends that people with disabilities go to work, Jose Reeves says, “Definitely!”
Independence Now continues to celebrate 30 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act and 75 years of National Disability Employment Awareness Month by sharing inspiring stories from our amazing consumers. Nikos Daley was out of work for 14 months. The pandemic slowed down his job search considerably, but Nikos was incredibly determined to get back[…]
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