A huge, untapped workforce is waiting.

Chances are, you know someone with a disability. And chances are, that person wants to work. 
‘Ability for Hire’ is about changing perceptions. It’s about seeing the ability in a person instead of the disability. When you do, the possibilities are endless. Share this message with someone you know today.

South Dakota & Dennis Daugaard take a stand!

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard's Employment First Initiative was inspired by his involvement with the National Governors Association (NGA).

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  • Equal or Higher Job Performance
  • Higher Retention Rates
  • Experienced Problem Solvers
Professor with disability is interviewed about working

Employee Spotlight: Christopher, Dakota State University

December 01, 2016

It’s amazing the satisfying and rewarding work you can do when the settings and accommodations are just right. Employment is a right – so what are you passionate about?

Christopher, a professor at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, is a great example of a person with a disability who has taken his passion and driven it into a successful career as an educator.

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5 facts everyone should know about people with disabilities

5 Things Everyone Should Know About People with Disabilities

November 29, 2016

Think you know everything there is to know about people with disabilities? Your assumptions about this population of people may or may not be correct – there are many statistics that might surprise you about the rights of people with disabilities.

Read on for five of them.

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