Teachability – Job Matching Platform for People with Differing Abilities To Meaningful Employment Opportunities

Month: January 2019

Carter Dodd’s Story – Finding Opportunity

Every Friday after school, Carter Dodd eats chicken nuggets at McDonald’s with his family. This routine is a highlight of his week. Unfortunately, one Friday, Carter was bullied at McDonald’s because of his disability. But his mom turned this event into an opportunity. She called the district manager, and McDonald’s was lightning quick to respond …

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Cole Nelson’s Story – Ravinia Internship

Cole Nelson is a sophomore at Lake Forest College (Illinois) who interned at Ravinia Festival, the oldest outdoor music festival in the United States, during Summer 2018. Ravinia employs over 600 people in the summer season. His responsibilities included greeting attendees and directing them to the proper parking areas and other sections of the venue. …

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