Maya Cox

Maya Cox is a consultant and vocational rehabilitation subject-matter expert at Public Consulting Group (PCG) with more than 10 years of experience in disability services. She provides management and consultation services in evaluation, training, and technical assistance for state human services agencies to support better outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Maya's past work includes positions at the Indiana Institute of Disability and Community, the Maryland State Department of Education, the Kentucky Autism Training Center, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Additionally, she has provided direct services as an applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapist and employment specialist. Maya received her bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame and her master's degree from the University of Louisville. She is certified as a certified employment support professional and serves on the board of directors for the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE).

Inside Recruiting November 14, 2019
Employment Specialists Can Help You Tap an Underutilized Talent Pool: People With Disabilities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 30 percent of the 15.3 million Americans between ages 16 and 64 with disabilities participated in the workforce in 2018, compared to 74 percent of Americans without a disability. An Accenture analysis suggests that shifting recruitment efforts to focus on disability inclusion would provide companies with access to a new talent pool of more...

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