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National Disabilities Employment Month

Updated: Nov 15, 2021

October is National Disabilities Employment Month.

For the first time ever people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities have been included in the state’s workforce development plan.

This plan is how the state sets its labor force goals to include all people looking for employment.

Learn more about HB-6121, An act concerning a workforce development pipeline for persons with disabilities at Commerce Committee; AN ACT CONCERNING A WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Learn more about CT’s Workforce Development Plan at GWC_Handbook.indd (

-Jamie Lazaroff, Self Advocate Coordinator

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