Supported

Employment

LADD’s Supported Employment Program assists adults with developmental disabilities in choosing, obtaining and maintaining competitive employment in a variety of business settings. Working in partnership with employers across the Greater Cincinnati area, LADD staff assist people in finding employment, providing on-the-job training and, if necessary, providing follow-up services.

 

Benefits of working with LADD

LADD provides at no cost to the employer:

  • Position identification and/or job matching based on the needs of your workforce
  • Pool of qualified candidates 
  • Ongoing performance evaluations
  • Job coaching
  • Follow along services
  • Ongoing supplemental training
  • Assistance in implementation of incentives such as the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Businesses Who Have Hired Through LADD

  • Grocery Retailers: Kroger Co., Fresh Thyme
  • Non-profit Organizations: Contemporary Art Center, LADD 3cdc
  • Restaurants: McDonalds, LaRosa’s, IHOP
  • Health Care: Mercy Hospital, Llanfair Retirement Community
  • Law Firms: Dinsmore
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What Our Partner Employers Say

Dinsmore & Shohl

“I have learned so much from having April here and now I can’t imagine her not being here. I hope that April will be with us until I retire.”

 – Patti Super

3CDC

“Troy is timely, reliable, a people person and a team player. He takes pride in making sure that our office is neat, clean and presentable to the public.”

– Steve Leeper

Contemporary Arts Center

 “Michael and Marycontribute not only in their daily job functions but also in the way in which they interact with our guests and our staff, as they are really ambassadors to our city through their interaction with people.”

– Dave Gearding

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