Our Team Can Increase Awareness and Improve Retention

Federal contracts and subcontractors are required to have 7% of their workforce be qualified individuals with disabilities and specific actions must be taken in the areas of recruitment, training, record keeping, and policy. Our disability services agencies can assist you in following these regulations with customized solutions for your business.

Create a positive work environment within your company. We can train your staff regarding disability etiquette, “people first” language and help them adopt best practices for hiring, accommodating and communicating with workers and customers with disabilities.

We can develop or revise job descriptions, identify reasonable accommodations for prospective or existing employees with disabilities or improve workplace accessibility.

In cases of disability due to illness or non-occupational injury, our disability services agencies can help reduce turnover and training costs by providing solutions that keep valuable skills and expertise in your workplace.

Devices, services, or accommodations may help consumers live and work independently as well as assist businesses improve workplace accessibility. Our vocational rehabilitation agencies can help identify potential resources for obtaining equipment through the Virginia Assistive Technology System, the Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority, and Centers for Independent Living.