'New Avenues' finds jobs for those with disabilities

'New Avenues' finds jobs for those with disabilities

There are more than 750 adults living with disabilities across Northeast Ohio.

Depending on their condition, most of them can work but find it hard to land employment.

A local program helps adults like these and is showing employers what they are missing out on.

It's called New Avenues to Independence.

Brandon Moore works as a cashier at the GetGo in Macedonia.

He's worked here for three months and like to think he's known for customer service.

Brandon suffers from ADHD and other issues.

He knew he had a lot to offer an employer but says no one would give him a chance.

That is, until he found 'New Avenues,' a Northeast Ohio program that helps place adults with disabilities into jobs and living situations.

And when the agency got Brandon an interview at Giant Eagle, it was a new beginning.

For more information, go to New Avenues to Independence.


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