Topic: Employment Programs

Jane Davis

Jane Davis, CEO, Ability Beyond The number of U.S. businesses that are making it a corporate priority to hire people with disabilities is on the rise … and for good reason. Savvy businesses keenly understand that recruiting highly trained and… Continue Reading Four Reasons Why Employing People with Disabilities Should be Part of Your Hiring Plan

direct support staff standing outside of Ability Beyond

In honor of 2020’s  DSP (Direct Support Professionals) week in September, Ability Beyond proudly recognized several incredible staff members. Kristy Camilli- IL/Transitional/CRS  Kristy is inspired to go above and beyond in her roll because she has a soft spot for… Continue Reading Recognizing Outstanding Direct Support Professionals

“Our job is to help people figure out what they want to do — what resonates with them, what their skills are, what skills they need to brush up on — and help them get settled with the job of… Continue Reading Employment rising for those with disabilities — but funding a challenge

Tucked away on Route 1 in Guilford is one of Connecticut’s hidden gems. Roses for Autism is many things; it’s a farm, a florist, a career training program, a sensory garden, and most importantly, a true community resource for individuals… Continue Reading Roses for Autism Grows Roses Careers & Love

When Amie Giordano started her job at Tier ONE Machining, she was too timid to ask her supervisor for help or more supplies if she ran out of work to do. But Giordano, a 40-year-old with a developmental disability, has… Continue Reading Ability Beyond Featured in the NewsTimes