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Disability gains visibility in workplaces

Nov 13, 2019 - Philadelphia Inquirer

Employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities are having a moment.

Folks who have Down syndrome or who are on the autism spectrum, for example, are more visible than ever in companies that are embracing - and benefiting from - the hiring of people whose disabilities, in past generations, would've kept them from earning a paycheck.

At the Wawa on South Columbus Boulevard, customers delight in watching store associate John Mitchell hawk samples of smoothies with such gusto...