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Job Coaching Services and Benefits to Businesses and People with Disabilities Fact Sheet

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Job Coaching Fact Sheet

Many individuals with significant disabilities who have been unable to  secure employment or to maintain employment have achieved employment success by securing services from a Job Coach. Job Coaching services have been so successful in working with people with significant disabilities many community programs such as welfare to work, Veterans, older workers, transition, and others have begun to utilize the talents and skills of job coaches.

One unique arena for job coaching services has been the Americans with Disabilities Act. Employers are asked to examine possible accommodations to assist their efforts to recruit and hire people with disabilities and a potential accommodation available to them often is job coaching services. Some businesses have started offering co-worker job coaching as well as reaching out to  community programs in an effort to advance the employment of people with disabilities people on the worksite.