In Britain 48% of disabled adults are in employment compared to 79% of non-disabled people.
This implies that many people with disabilities are not part of the labor market which in turn creates alienation and personal consequences such as lower self-esteem.
Increased participation for people with disabilities creates concretes economic benefits for everyone. Going from alienation and isolation to a permanent part and inclusion in the workforce will gain society, enterprises and the individual.
The benefits for society are social and economic sustainability, cost-effectiveness, diversity, integration and important labor resources.
In Sweden Abilia has successfully implemented assistive tools for people with disabilities in corporation with companies getting results such as increased independence for the employee, increased quality in performed tasks and in turn a more cost-efficient operations.