O'Neill and Associates advocates for the employment of persons with developmental disabilities and serves as an influencial force in the creation of public and private sector jobs.
Please review the following press releases and articles to learn more about O'Neill and Associates' current events, activities and acknowledgements.
Posted September 28, 2004 - 2:00 PM
October 7, 2004 — Clark County Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board to Host Third Annual
In recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Clark County Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board is hosting its third annual awards ceremony October 7 to honor Clark County's Employer and Employee of the year.
The event will be held at the E. B. Hamilton Hall in the newly restored Red Cross building at the Historic Reserve. Festivities begin at 3:30 PM. The public is invited to attend.
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A moment with ... Candace O'Neill and Teri Johnson, advocates for the disabled
Friday, December 5, 2003
By PAUL NYHAN
SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER
Candace O'Neill and Teri Johnson are two of the luckier professionals in Seattle. Two decades after they began forcing open doors to the work force for disabled residents, they remain as passionate as ever about their jobs.
At Seattle-based O'Neill & Associates, O'Neill and Johnson help employers identify where and how they can hire those with autism, mental retardation, Down syndrome or multiple disabilities.
It's a daunting task. Only 26 percent of severely disabled adults hold jobs, according to Census Bureau data in the Chartbook on Work and Disability.
But from an office above Pike Place Market, the two women boast of an 89 percent retention rate.
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