Benefits of Vocational Rehabilitation

  • The program helps people with disabilities go to work
  • People with disabilities who are working enter the mainstream of society
  • People with disabilities who are working gain enhanced self-esteem
  • People with disabilities who are working become more self-sufficient
  • People with disabilities who are working pay more taxes
  • Employers gain an expanded workforce pool
  • Employers can hire skilled workers who rate above average in reliability, safety, and performance
  • Higher employment rates among people with disabilities mean reduced welfare and institutionalization costs, saving taxpayers millions of dollars
  • People with disabilities who are working have more spending power, contributing to the health of our economy