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The unemployment rate for people with disabilities is more than 50% greater than for people without disabilities
People with disabilities constitute the nation's largest minority group, and the only group any of us can become a member of at any time
Of 70 million families in the United States, more than 20 million have at least one family member with a disability
The unemployment rate of people with disabilities is ten times greater than the national unemployment rate
People with disabilities are nearly twice as likely as people without disabilities to have an annual household income of $15,000 or less
According to the U.S. Department of Education, workers with disabilities are rated consistently as average or above average in performance, quality and quantity of work, flexibility, and attendance
Alabama has the second highest rate of disability in the U.S.
Harris poll found that 82% of managers said employees with disabilities were no harder to supervise than employees without disabilities
People with disabilities tend to remain on the job and maintain better levels of attendance
Workshops, Inc. has been serving the Birmingham community since 1900
For all age groups, the employment-population ratio was much lower for persons with a disability than for those with no disability.
Only one-third (32.0%) of working-age people with disabilities were employed on average in the 2010-2012 period, compared to over two-thirds (72.7%) of people without disabilities