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Friday, March 6, 2020

Fixing The Disability Workforce Crisis

We are trying to invest in the DC DSP workforce through the DSP Wage Act, but the mayor has to fund it. Please let Mayor Bowser know that District residents with intellectual disabilities and their DSP’s deserve a #fairshot! #fundthedspwageact #mayorbowser

Imagine you're a person with an intellectual or developmental disability. You're working toward living a full, independent life.

Perhaps you rely on support services to accomplish daily tasks, develop skills and prepare for the job market, or attain other personal goals. Your opportunities to thrive depend on stability, and strong relationships with the professional service providers who work with you, know you and have earned your trust.

Now consider that the turnover rate for individuals providing these support services in states across the country averages a staggering 43.8 percent.

To read more on this story, click here: Fixing The Disability Workforce Crisis


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