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10 Ways to Welcome Workers with Disabilities

Toward an inclusive work environment

Some people are born with disabilities; others encounter them later in life. In Canada, the employment rate for workers with disabilities has grown from 49.3% in 2001 to 53.5% in 2006. According to Statistics Canada, for the 16.6% of the Canadian population with disabilities, those with the most severe issues are the least likely to have technical aids or assistive devices that would allow them to work independently.

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Bonita Summers
Bonita Summers