with a presumption that a
person with a disability can work
assumed that individuals are
of working, and
in the general workforce
be the first option pursued
individuals with disabilities
Under Employment First,
assistance to find a job in the community,
and become a tax-paying citizen,
is the preferred choice.
put, Employment First means
real jobs at real wages.
Studies have shown that the vast
majority of individuals with disabilities
prefer to work in the community,
regardless of the level of their disability.
It has been continuously shown
that with assistance,
many more people with disabilities
can work successfully in the community.