Tag Archives: Employees with disabilities

Employment and People with Disabilities: A Global Perspective

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), people with disabilities make up around 15%, of the world’s population. Of that 15%, about 80% are of working age, or about 1 billion people. However, people with disabilities frequently face attitudinal, physical, … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for February 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: As a parent, how do I help my child transition from school to work? This edition of Answered Questions … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 6 to Friday, April 10

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español Employment: Microsoft recruiting employees with autism (Disability Scoop) Corporate giant Microsoft has announced it will hire people with autism for full-time positions in Redmond, Wash., through a new pilot program. The company will … Continue reading

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NIDRR-Funded ADA Center Announces Reasonable Accommodations in the Lodging Sector Survey

The NIDRR-funded Mid-Atlantic ADA Center at TransCen, Inc., and researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park are seeking participants for a survey on the experiences of human resource professionals in providing reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities in the … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 20 – Friday, October 24

Human Interest: To Siri, with love (The New York Times) For most people, Siri, Apple’s ”intelligent personal assistant” on the iPhone, is merely a momentary diversion. But for the author’s son, who has autism, it’s more. His practice conversation with … Continue reading

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Webinar co-Sponsored by Employer Practices RRTC Receives Large Audience

On January 18th, 2012 the Cornell RRTC on Employer Practices Related to Employment Outcomes Among Individuals With Disabilities and the Employer Assistance (Employer Practices RRTC) and Resource Network (EARN) co-sponsored the webinar:  “Disability Disclosure in the Workplace: What Employers Should … Continue reading

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