Tag Archives: Disability Employment

The benefits of hiring employees with disabilities: Opinion

This week, thousands of gifted athletes from across the nation are showcasing their talents in New Jersey during the 2014 USA Games of the Special Olympics. Those talents — from the track to the pool, the gymnasium to the court and beyond — serve as compelling reminders of another arena where these competitors oop-edsught to […]

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Project SEARCH – From High School to Employment

                        Project SEARCH is a program that prepares young adults with disabilities transitioning out of high school to become competitively employed upon graduation. In order to prepare for the world of work, students participate in three separate internships in a community-based setting for the […]

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All in a Day’s Work – The Role of a Job Coach

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and UCP has been spending a lot of time this month on social media and in our face-to-face conversations talking about employing individuals with disabilities. But truly, those of us at UCP of Greater Cleveland spend a lot of time all year long speaking to the benefits of […]

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Business Strategies That Work

What’s the third largest market segment in the United States? The answer might surprise you. It’s not a particular race, gender, or age group. It’s people with disabilities. The size of this population—54 million strong—surpasses Hispanics, African Americans and Asian Americans, as well as Generation X and teens. Add in their families, friends, and associates, […]

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Businesses Advancing Connections “BAC” Cocktail Reception

                UCP of Greater Cleveland’s Business Advisory Committee is hosting the 2nd Annual BAC Cocktail Reception on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the UCP headquarters (10011 Euclid Avenue) in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This event is open to all businesses looking to partner with UCP […]

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      Starts: 8:30 am, August 20, 2014

      Ends: 10:00 am, August 20, 2014

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