DHS Hosts Disability Fair, Job Fair

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     DECATUR-The goal of a multi-faceted fair, was to empower people with disabilities by surrounding them with helpful resources and helping them find jobs.
    The Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services put on both fairs at the state fairgrounds in one easy to access space.
    More than 70 vendors showed off resources equipment and products available to senior citizens and people with disabilities.
    And more than 80 employers educational institutions and job placement agencies talked about employment opportunities.
    There's also been a big push in the state of Illinois to hire workers with disabilities.
    The job fair was not limited to people with disabilities, however, and was open to the general public.


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