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August 11, 2015
by Sara Croft   |   0 Comments
Easter Seals Crossroads is recruiting 35 volunteers for this year’s event on Saturday, September 5 at White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis from 6:00 to 10:30 p.m.
August 10, 2015
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In 2014, the unemployment rate for individuals with a disability was 12.5%, more than double the 5.9% for those with no disability according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Why is this percentage exceedingly higher for individuals with a disability? According to authors Jenell L.S. Wittmer, an assistant professor of management at the University of Toledo, and Leslie Wilson, president and CEO of Wilson Resources, while employers who hire individuals with disabilities regularly experience less turnover, less absenteeism and higher productivity, front-line staff and hiring managers continue to have uncertainties about hiring workers with disabilities due to preconceived myths.

Check out this list of 5 debunked myths from our Indiana Government about hiring individuals with disabilities and the true facts behind them.
August 4, 2015
by Sara Croft   |   0 Comments
Volunteers are critical to our mission of serving children and adults with disabilities and their families. From events like Hallow's Eve and The Glo Run to providing mock interviews or providing respite to parents and caregivers, volunteers allow us to advance the reach of our mission far beyond what our staff are capable of doing on our own.