Benefits of employing someone with an intellectual disability

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Do the following questions apply to your business?

  • Do you have problems finding and keeping good workers?
  • Are specific tasks being neglected due to work overload?
  • Are you spending too much money on overtime?
  • Are your high level employees spending too much time on entry-level tasks?
  • Do you have low staff morale?

Benefits of employing someone with an intellectual disability

  • Have a worker who is dedicated and reliable.
  • Save on overtime costs.
  • Streamline your workload.
  • Free up high level staff to perform their jobs and cut down on entry-level tasks.
  • Comply with the Employment Equity Act in relation to employing people with disabilities.
  • Receive support and backup from an organization that represents adults with disabilities.
  • Improved workforce morale and increased customer goodwill