All In: Easterseals Plan for Disability Equity

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All In for Disability Equity

All In
for Disability Equity

Easterseals is leading the way in building inclusive, equitable work environments for people with disabilities and the greater community. We’re committed to collaborating with leaders across every industry to develop resources and tangible solutions.

Reach Out

Is disability inclusion part of your marketing and corporate mix? If not, it should be. Companies that offer the most inclusive working environment for employees with disabilities outperformed their competitors by a long shot.

We collaborate with leaders across every industry to create effective strategies and best practices for recruiting, hiring, retaining and advancing people with disabilities. We also provide creative ways and helpful tools for brands to authentically represent and reach this virtually untapped market, reflecting the voices of the disability community and tapping into an estimated $22 billion+ in buying power.

Participating Partners

Five Powerful Reasons to Hire People with Disabilities

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Innovative Thinkers, Ultimate Problem Solvers

People with disabilities are highly skilled at adapting to new or difficult situations. When a company taps a diverse talent pool, including people with disabilities, employers find their work force to be more productive, creative and better at problem solving.

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Reliable Employees

Despite common misconceptions, employees with disabilities are loyal, consistently rating higher than their non-disabled peers when it comes to the number of missed days at work, daily punctuality or adhering to a consistent work schedule, and staying on the job in their roles for longer tenures.

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Strong Work Ethic

People with disabilities are motivated to work. Research shows that having people with disabilities in the workplace improves staff morale, strengthens teamwork, and elevates both the quality and pace of work that other staff produce.

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Increase Profits

The majority of employers who have made the commitment -- evolving their diversity policies to be more inclusive to recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities -- have seen a positive impact on their bottom line, increasing productivity, customer loyalty and profitability.

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Customers Value Your Values

Socially responsible companies are more successful in today’s marketplace. Your business practices matter to customers, directly influencing their purchasing decisions. The overwhelming majority of consumers are more favorable to companies that have diverse, equitable and inclusive workforces, including people with disabilities on their teams and within their branding and marketing efforts.

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When you make a donation to Easterseals, you help ensure people with disabilities nationwide have local access to essential services that enhance their quality of life, including employment opportunities, training, and resources.