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Tag Archives: National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)
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
NDEAM: Employment Research In Focus
As National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) continues, we’re exploring some of the employment research we’ve covered in our regular series, Research In Focus. This series highlights new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in lay language summaries in … Continue reading
America’s Recovery is Powered by Inclusion, Including Those in Recovery
This is Mental Illness Awareness Week and the first full week of NDEAM – we’re highlighting research and resources for workplaces that inclusive of people with mental illness. Continue reading
NDEAM Quick Looks: Employment for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
During this last week of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), we turn our attention to workers and job seekers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Data from the National Core Indicators (PDF) suggest that people with IDD are less … Continue reading
NDEAM Quick Looks: The Employment RRTCs
We continue our recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with a quick look at the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs) that focus the majority of their efforts on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities. These … Continue reading
NDEAM Quick Looks: Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Psychiatric Disabilities
This October marks the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), designated by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the Department of Labor. The theme for 2020 is “Increasing Access and Opportunity.” Throughout the month we … Continue reading
Can Work be Good for Your Health?
As we close out October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we are exploring the connection between employment and health. Some research has shown that being employed may have several health advantages for working-age people with disabilities, including access to healthcare … Continue reading
Are You Hiring? VR Can Help!
Continuing our recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), we are taking a look at how Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies can support people who do the hiring: employers, hiring managers, and human resources (HR) departments. People with disabilities who … Continue reading
Peer Providers – How Your Experience Makes You Right for the Job
Being a peer provider can be a rewarding and challenging way to put your lived experience of disability or recovery to work! Continue reading