In today’s economy, “Help Wanted” signs are visible everywhere. Employers are eagerly searching to fill their vacancies as the unemployment rate reaches an all-time low. As a professional who has been in the human services field for more years than I care to reveal, it is inspiring and refreshing to now be at the receiving end of phone calls, e-mails, and inquiries from businesses interested in matching and filling their open positions with adults with developmental disabilities.

In past years, getting in the door to meet prospective employers to promote our clientele and their capabilities was a continuous struggle, but companies now embrace our clients. They see firsthand the value this workforce can bring t