WorkFit helps people with Down’s syndrome find jobs – BBC News

Todd Scanlon, who has Down’s syndrome, won a national award for his work as a scaffolder

A scheme helping people with Down’s syndrome to find work is encouraging employers to focus on people’s abilities rather than their disability.

WorkFit, based in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, trains employers to support people and hire them for voluntary or paid work.

Todd Scanlon, 32 from Swindon, was helped by WorkFit when he started working for Coles Scaffolding.

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