We Are Talented
Approximately 6.5 million people in the U.S. have autism, intellectual and/or developmental differences
We Are Employable
81% of adults 18+ with developmental differences do not have a paid job in the community
We Are Leaders
Only 36% of the public believes that people with intellectual differences are capable of being leaders
Statistical sources: World Health Organization and National Core Indicators
Let’s Build the Workforce of the Future.
Autism Speaks, Best Buddies and Special Olympics, in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, are teaming up to launch Delivering Jobs, an inclusion campaign dedicated to creating pathways to one million employment and leadership opportunities for people with autism, intellectual and/or developmental differences by 2025.