Inspiration: Nowadays, looking for a job is a task that involves time and patience. We know that finding a job is not easy, and this situation is made worse for people with disabilities who are looking for a job.
First some statistics:
In the USA, the employment rate for graduates of four-year colleges,for both men and women is 89.9%. For college graduates with disabilities, the employment rate is 50.6%.
‘Labor day and people with disabilities’, www.accessiblesociety.org/topics/economics-employment/labor2001.htm In Canada, the unemployment rate for persons with disabilities is 26%, compared to the 5% for persons without disabilities. International Disability Rights Monitor, ‘Regional Report of the Americas’, 2004 And in Latin America, about 80-90% of persons with disabilities are unemployed. Most of those who have jobs receive little or no monetary remuneration. World Bank, ‘Disability and inclusive development: Latin America and the Caribbean’, 2004