Welcome to #IWantToWork, a social media self-advocacy campaign powered by young Pennsylvanians with disabilities. Our goal is to make Pennsylvania an Employment First state through policy to ensure people with disabilities have access to fully integrated employment.

The message is simple

People with disabilities want to work, deserve to work and are great for businesses.

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Adapted Vehicles and Employment

Obtaining employment requires education, experience, and reliable transportation. Transportation can be a barrier to job candidates with disabilities. Depending…

My Journey to Employment

My name is Joshua Stranix. I wanted to be employed from a young age. I began working in 1994…

How College Prepared Me for Competitive Integrated Employment

In kindergarten through twelfth grade, students with disabilities are entitled to the reasonable accommodations they need through the Individuals…

How being on an ice hockey team gave me the skills for competitive integrated employment

When I was 12 years old, our neighbor invited my sister, Lauren, to play on a girls’ ice hockey…

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