National Disability Employment Awareness Month

David Egan testifying, speaking into a microphone. Two officials are to his left, a male and female both dressed in business suits.
During Down Syndrome Awareness Month—and every month—Special Olympics athletes like David Egan are banishing myths and leading the way to inclusion.
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Katy Sanchez (R) is holding a small dog and standing next to a colleague that is presenting Katy with an Award of Recognition.
The reason my manager Annie hired me was that she could tell after talking to me that I really love animals and wanted to do something that would help them.
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Robert "Bobby" Jones leaning over with his hands on a conference room table with a sign that reads "Thank You" sprawled across the table in front of him.
My name is Robert Jones and I work at Special Olympics International.
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Image that reads: According to a 2014 report by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), in partnership with Best Buddies International Employees with Intellectual Disabilities.
Employees with intellectual disabilities are among the most engaged employees in the workforce according to a 2014 report by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), in partnership with Best Buddies International.
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2018 SO Hope T-Shirt Story Shoot. Standing in a group on the work room floor: Bank of America Employee: Gabe Lotz, Andrea Moore, Brent Pfister, Daniel Gleeson, Matt Planer, Amanda Perry, Mark Reeves, Lisa Sadlowski, Wilson Caraballo, Kristin O'Grady, Fred Mammele, Tinielle Spicer-Watson (Current as of 10/15/18)
For Bank of America, inclusion in the workplace starts with actively recruiting a diverse workforce.
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Text reads: Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month; followed by the Special Olympics 50th anniversary logo.
Loretta Claiborne, Vice Chair of the Special Olympics International Board of Directors, shares this video message in honor of National Disability Employee Awareness Month.
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Ben holding a countdown sign to the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle
I have been working at Special Olympics International in Washington, D.C. for 26 years, and I work in the Branding, Communications, and Content Department.
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Wal-Mart employees and Special Olympics athletes post for a group photo. Back row consisting of four males on the left, one female then another male on the right. Front row is of two femails. the group is standing inf ront of a wood panel wall. .jpg
Q & A with Walmart about promoting inclusion in the workplace for employees with intellectual disabilities.
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Three young men, Spectrum employees, sitting on chairs and one standing; all four are in a storage room with shelves and supplies. A sign in the background says: Fulfill your dreams.
Special Olympics is excited to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month!
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