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Easterseals Crossroads making workspaces more accessible

Easterseals Crossroads is Central Indiana’s leader for disability service groups, and they have been meeting the needs of people with disabilities for over 85 years. They can be a resource for accessing capital for businesses looking to make workspaces more accessible.

Their goal is to create a business environment conclusive for workers with disabilities and the financial resources available to assist.

Josh Anderson is the Manager of Clinical Assistive Technology for the Easterseals Crossroads INDATA Project.

“Here at Easterseals Crossroads, we provide services to individuals with disabilities to help them live, work, play, and really just integrate into the community a little bit more, ” Anderson said. “Individuals with disabilities make up about 25% of the population, so if you’re leaving them out of your applicant pool, you’re really having a hard time maybe finding the best people for the job.

Anderson said it’s important to think about how people access things whether it be through technology or things they might need on the job.

Visit the Easterseals Crossroads website to learn more information.