Bank of America has a Support Services Team that employs 300 people with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Their high retention rate is a product of Bank of America creating meaningful work in the IT environment in which employees can realize their full potential every day.
Bank of America’s Disability Advocacy Network (DAN) has grown by 70% over the last three years and now has more than 7,000 global members. DAN members educate the company on issues for those affected by disabilities by holding events focused on special needs planning, resources for children with learning disabilities, Alzheimer’s and eldercare, diabetes and disability etiquette and services available at the bank. Importantly, DAN supports employees with disabilities by connecting them to opportunities for professional growth and development, holding informational forums and providing opportunities for community involvement and advancement.