In this episode, Host Annette Hines speaks with Josh Fields, CEO and Co-Founder of The Next Step Programs (TNS) headquartered in Doylestown, PA about employment for people with disabilities.  TNS is a nonprofit organization breaking down barriers and creating opportunities for people with disabilities as they transition out of high school into a world of employment. Josh is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the nonprofit and disability industry. He is a strong community advocate and social services professional with a bachelor’s degree focused in Labor Studies and Employment Relations from Penn State University. In this episode, we talk about how people with disabilities can bring unique perspectives, skills, and experiences to the workplace. They often have to navigate the world in different ways, which can lead to creative problem-solving and innovative thinking.

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