Unistel Industries employee Teresa D. was recently selected as a William B. Joslin Outstanding Performer by New York State Industries for the Disabled during October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

“We have an immense amount of pride in Teresa and the work we do at Unistel Industries,” CDS Life Transitions President and CEO Sankar Sewnauth said. “At Unistel Industries, we do our best to provide a beneficial learning environment so people with intellectual and developmental disabilities can learn the skills to find gainful employment. Teresa’s hard work has earned her this recognition, and we could not be more proud of her. She is truly an asset to us.”

Teresa has worked at Unistel Industries for 14 years. In addition to enjoying biking and swimming, she is an active gymnast and Special Olympics athlete.

The William B. Joslin Outstanding Performer Award recognizes a person with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities who works for a NYSID contracted company and has overcome challenges to succeed at his or her job.