Skip to main content

Prioritize neurodiversity while finding the right employees to meet your organization’s needs  

Participants in YAI’s Supported Employment program are prepared for meaningful, integrated employment through a variety of supports. They receive pre-employment services to help develop their skills and determine their career interests. Once a program participant gets hired, YAI provides regular, ongoing support to enhance job retention. The average job retention for someone in our program is 7.9 years.

Other reasons why hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will benefit your organization:

  • Ongoing job coaching support for people in YAI’s Supported Employment program

  • Access to YAI’s customized trainings to support your organization’s diversity initiatives

  • Tax incentives

  • Improved corporate social responsibility and positive media opportunities

To start your hiring journey with YAI, please contact:

Director Employment Services
Bonnie Holtzman
bonnie.holtzman@yai.org
516.338.9264 ext. 4624