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Ready, Willing, and Able

People with Intellectual Disabilities Creating an Inclusive Labour Force

Employment is a very important part of our adult lives. It is much more than simply earning money. Through paid work we meet new people and establish new friendships, increase feelings of self worth, enable greater independence, become part of community and contribute to that community. Perhaps more importantly it affects how other people and society in general view us — recognizing our value, contribution, ability, and capacity.