About the Agency

AHEDD is a private non-profit organization with a mission to serve the community as a catalyst in the employment and development of persons with a disability. Founded in 1977, AHEDD is:

  • An outcome-focused agency which has pioneered performance based contracting in the provision of employment services to increase industry wide accountability;

  • An influential advocate promoting the culture of employment for persons with disabilities in key state and local task forces;

  • The coordinator of the Pennsylvania Business Leadership Network,
    a business-to-business forum;

  • A private partner with the Social Security Administration in helping beneficiaries understand the links between work and important benefits;

  • An entrusted option among a growing number of schools in assisting youth with a disability in their transition to careers and work in the community;

  • A team of professionals with a vision to be the premier agency in its field with a single purpose and focus of improving employment outcomes through exceptional service to each of our business customers.




AHEDD copyright 2001