Forum set on benefits of hiring those with disabilities

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A group that supports individuals with disabilities both during and after graduation from high school will host a business forum on the benefits of employing those with disabilities.

The Coastal Georgia Transition Council will hold a panel discussion called "From Barriers to Benefits", from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Hoskins Center at Memorial University Medical Center.  Gulfstream, Walgreens and other businesses will be represented in the panel.

The council's aims to identify, reduce and eliminate barriers that keep students with disabilities from participating in their communities.

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