October is the official month for celebrating and honoring the value of employing those with disabilities We need to celebrate and honor ALL YEAR ROUND!!!
The 2019 theme emphasizes the essential role that people with disabilities play in America’s economic success, especially in an era when historically low unemployment and global competition are creating a high demand for skilled talent. The Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) administers NDEAM. NDEAM Website
“Every day, individuals with disabilities add significant value and talent to our workforce and economy,” said (then) U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. “Individuals with disabilities offer employers diverse perspectives on how to tackle challenges and achieve success. Individuals with disabilities have the right talent, right now.”