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Moving Beyond the Conversation for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
A quick look at some current NIDILRR-funded research and development projects helping to Move Beyond the Conversation to action supporting people with #DevelopmentalDisabilities #DDAM23 Continue reading
Answered Questions for January 2023: What Benefits and Supports are Available for People with Disabilities?
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I am new to the field of social work and would like to learn more about the benefits and … Continue reading
NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Down Syndrome
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Down syndrome is a condition in which a person has an extra chromosome 21 and “this extra copy changes how the baby’s body and brain develop”, which may cause mental … Continue reading
Answered Questions for October 2022: Employment Equity for People with Disabilities
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I’m an advocate who focuses on employment – I’m excited to see more opportunities for people with disabilities, but … Continue reading
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Ask a Librarian: What is Inclusive Employment?
October is National Disability Employment Month (NDEAM), which recognizes the vital role that people with disabilities play in a diverse and inclusive workforce, celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities past and present, and highlights supportive and inclusive employment policies … Continue reading
National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Research on All Sides of the Equity Equation
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. For 2022, the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the Department of Labor selected Disability: Part of the Equity Equation as the theme. As ODEP Assistant Secretary Taryn Williams noted: “A strong … Continue reading
NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Employment for Latinx/Hispanics with Disabilities
People with disabilities, including Latinx/Hispanics with disabilities, have the right to be employed in integrated and competitive work, just like their colleagues without disabilities. However, Latinx/Hispanics and other people with disabilities may experience barriers to employment. These barriers may include … Continue reading
Answered Questions for July 2022: What Do I Need to Know Before I Start My Own Business?
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I am unemployed. Now, I am thinking of starting my own business. As a … Continue reading
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