Tag Archives: National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

Technology and the Inclusive Workforce

As we bring National Disability Employment Awareness Month to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect on the role of technology in building an inclusive workforce. On the one hand, almost every job requires some interaction with technology, from … Continue reading

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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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Forge Your Own Path – Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship

Did you know that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with disabilities are almost twice as likely to be self-employed than their peers without disabilities? Self-employment and entrepreneurship offer people with disabilities a viable path to economic independence, … Continue reading

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NDEAM 2017: Inclusion Drives Innovation

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! The Office of Disability Employment Policy selected “Inclusion Drives Innovation” as the theme for 2017. “Americans of all abilities must have access to good, safe jobs,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander … Continue reading

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NDEAM Starts This Week!

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! First declared by President Harry S. Truman in 1945, NDEAM is celebrating its 70th anniversary with new posters and public service announcements, with “My Disability is One Part of Who I Am” … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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What are Reasonable Job Accommodations for People with Disabilities?

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2014 is “Expect. Employ. Empower.” The Americans with Disabilities Act … Continue reading

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