There may be inertia among some New Hampshire employers when it comes to hiring people with disabilities.
Andrew Houtenville is director of research at the Institute on Disability at UNH. He spoke on NHPR's The Exchange about the challenges those with disabilities face when searching for work.
“I think there’s a lot of inertia,” he says, in terms of employers reaching out to new networks.
The labor market may magnify the issue. New Hampshire's employment rate is one of the lowest in the nation, at 2.7 percent.