I’M IN TO HIRE is purposed to promote the business benefits of hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities* (IDD) and motivate employers to create a more inclusive workplace. Founded by Best Buddies International and rooted in an Institute for Corporate Productivity report, I’M IN TO HIRE unifies the voices of employers and employees alike in support of hiring the 85% of people with developmental disabilities who do not have a paid community job.** Learn More »
*Intellectual and developmental disabilities include but are not limited to Down syndrome, Autism, Fragile X, Williams syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and other undiagnosed intellectual and developmental disabilities.
**Source: National Core Indicators, 2012-2013
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The “Employing People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities” report is provided free of charge on behalf of i4cp and Best Buddies International.
“It is our responsibility and commitment to help solve the problems of our society, complementing the government’s efforts. The I’M IN TO HIRE campaign is challenging all of us around the world to open our minds and consider people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as qualified, dependable, employable candidates. These individuals are dedicated, skilled workers and it is clear that their involvement in the economic activity is relevant for all of society.”