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Findings from a national disability business summit: Implications for the field.

by Brooke, V., Green, H., Kregel, J., Barcus, M., Selvy, G., Bunting, K., Wehman, P., & Sedillo, M.

, . (1998). Findings from a national disability business summit: Implications for the field.. , 0, .
https://doi.org/10.3233/JVR-1998-10106

Article summarizing the March 1997 National Disability Business Summit held in Dallas. The goal of the summit, which included participants from several dozen corportations, was to discuss methods and strategies for increasing the employment of people with disabilities. Topics include:

  • recruitment and retention techniques;
  • reducing the gap between job openings and the untapped talent pool;
  • communicating the corporation's commitment internally and externally;
  • and recommendations for rehabilitation professionals to improve their approach to corporate America.


Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 10, p. 31-38. 1998.