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Report: Nearly 1,300 jobs created in area for individuals with disabilities

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ALBANY, N.Y. – New York State has released a report that states in 2013, added a number of jobs for people with disabilities.

The 2013 annual report from NYS Industries for the Disabled, Inc. accounts for 751,677 employment hours in the Capital Region and Hudson Valley and 1,259 jobs were created.

March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and "Ability at Work" is the 2014 theme for the month. It is aimed to encourage people to understand that everyone benefits when individuals with disabilities are employed with workplaces, neighborhoods and schools.

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