Because when people have jobs, they have homes. They have families. They have self-esteem. Independence. Pride. They have a place in the community. And those are good things for us all.

Here are the Statistics

  • 1 in 5 Americans has a disability
  • People with disabilities are 70% more likely to stay at a job five years or longer than an able bodied person
  • People with disabilities are 50% less likely to be absent or late for work
  • More than 70% of working aged adults with disabilities want to work, that´s a potential job pool of 18 million people
  • The government pays more than $230 billion a year in disability benefits

Business & Community Connections: Headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, IICDF has many exciting programs taking place in the Fort Myers area. Since our founding in 2013 we have developed a network of informed businesses dedicated to creating an inclusive workplace for people with disabilities. These businesses are eager to provide career mentoring, internship opportunities, and full and part-time jobs for students, adults, and veterans with disabilities. Through our partnerships with businesses like WalMart, Publix, and Bank of America, we are able to connect progressive businesses with qualified individuals with disabilities.

Our Business Connections


Our Employment Placement Services assist youths and adults with disabilities, aging individuals and veterans in conducting successful job searches.


Supported Employment is a unique employment service for individuals with the most significant disabilities who require ongoing support services to succeed in competitive employment.


Together, we can influence legislation and public policy that will ensure people with disabilities lead active, independent lives. Now more than ever, people with disabilities need to be active participants in their communities.


Our Vocational Rehabilitation Career Camps are a great way for students to prepare for careers in the 21st Century. Students will participate in a variety of Pre-Employment Transition Services to explore careers and learn about the many choices they can make after high school.

Full Community Participation & Economic Self-Sufficiency

“Since I founded IICDF in 2013, our goals have been to prepare youths and adults with a variety of disabilities for entry or re-entry into the workforce and assists them in securing pre-employment services as well as employment so that they can enjoy independent living, full community participation and economic self-sufficiency.”

Roger Lolly • Founder