2017 Able Trust Ability Awards-DEAM Kickoff Event

Friday, October 6, 2017

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in the state of Florida.  But thanks to efforts spurred on by The Able Trust, DEAM is no longer a day, week, or even month-long activity.

Meaningful employment opportunities for Floridians with disabilities stem from internships, job-shadowing, and other job-readiness measures that cannot be accomplished in a day.  It takes a committed, year-long effort to hone job seekers for the positions they seek to fill.  Further, education and dispelling of myths held by many employers is a critical part of opening doors to successful employment for what to this point has been a virtually untapped resource.

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