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Low staff turnover, high loyalty and productivity gains: the business benefits of hiring people with intellectual disability

By Elaine Nash, PhD Candidate, University of South Australia
Basil Tucker, Senior Lecturer in Management Accounting, University of South Australia
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There are many reasons to employ people living with intellectual disability. Most obvious is that it’s the right thing to do – it helps promote social justice, diversity, corporate social responsibility, and equal opportunity.

Even so, data released in 2020 (the latest available) show just 53.4% of people with disability are in the labour force, compared with 84.1% of people without disability.

The situation is worse for people living with intellectual disability; only


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