Hiring people with disabilities has had a positive impact for our stores, our customers, our communities and our entire staff. The employees that we bring in under this program are excellent; they are productive, do a great job and add to the workplace culture.
Two years ago, the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress conducted a comprehensive Membership Survey, the first such undertaking in our 30-year history. The 450 responses proved to be a wealth of data perfect for guiding our planning and activities for the future.
The nation recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act. There’s no arguing that the 1990 law ushered in a new era of civil rights for people with disabilities.