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Providing information, education, and training to build knowledge, develop skills, and change attitudes that will lead to increased independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion (IPSII) for people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Document Imaging

Module 3: Why Hire People with Developmental Disabilities?

• Desire Office Setting

• Clear, Concise,
    Sequenced Tasks

• Focused Attention with
    Each Page

• Well Organized Environment

• Computer Background Not

• Apply Technical Skills

• Valued as Career Choice

Scanning team

From small businesses to large state departments, people with developmental disabilities have emerged as individuals interested in pursuing employment in document imaging, document preparation, scanning and indexing work. Employees with developmental disabilities are focused, diligent, and want to do quality work. Many see jobs in a technology field as a career choice.

Examples of successful employment settings have ranged from manufacturing, insurance and transportation businesses to professional firms, such as law practices, and the offices of state, county and city governments. Individuals with disabilities are now applying for, and being hired for, these jobs.

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The GCDD is funded under the provisions of P.L. 106-402. The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center,the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration, the state University Center for Excellence. The Minnesota network of programs works to increase the IPSII of people with developmental disabilities and families into community life.