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Infographic: 4 Business Reasons to Hire People with IDD

i4cp's groundbreaking new study, Employing People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilites, makes an empirical business case for hiring those with special needs. With an 85% unemployment rate among people with IDD in the United States, this largely untapped talent pool offers significant potential across all industries. The infographic below highlights four business reasons to hire these dependable and motivated people.

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4 Reasons to Hire People with IDD

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Eric Davis
Eric received his master’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Marshall University in 1996. He has had 20+ years of workforce experience in a variety of fields. Before coming to i4cp, he worked as a laboratory technician for DuPont, a conference planner for Marshall University, the public relations manager for the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Technical Manufacturing, and a graphic designer for COX Communications.