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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
National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE) Launches New Lunch & Learn Webinar Series!
The Employment Policy & Measurement Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (EPM-RRTC) at the University of New Hampshire, in partnership with Kessler Foundation and the American Association of People with Disabilities, have launched a new monthly webinar series Lunch & Learn, in … Continue reading
Posted in Event, News, Publications, Uncategorized, webcasts, webinar Tagged American Association of People with Disabilities, Americans with Disabilities, Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Policy & Measurement Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (EPM-RRTC), Employment Statistics, Kessler Foundation, Lunch & Learn Webinar Series, nTIDE, University of New Hampshire, webinar series, workers with disabilities Leave a comment
Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31
Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Accessibility: What D.C. is doing to grow the number of wheelchair-accessible cabs (The Washington Post) By the end of 2018, taxicab companies in the District of Columbia are required to have at least … Continue reading
Posted in Weekly News Roundup Tagged autism, autism diagnosis, bionic handshape-memory alloy, brain computer interface, CAS, childhood apraxia of speech, consumers with disabilities, D.C.Taxicab Commission, facial motion capture, funding, hand gripping motion, IDEA, Integrum AB, nasal balloon inflation treatment, nickel-titanium wire, OME, OPRA prosthesis, otitis media with effusion, severe disabilities, United States Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, wheelchair accessible cabs, workers with disabilities Leave a comment
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
Posted in Answer Queue, Organization, Uncategorized Tagged accommodations by disability, ADA. Americans with Disabilities Act, Employer Assistance and Resource Network, Employers, employment, JAN, Job Accommodation Network, LEAD Center, National Collaboration on Workforce and Disability/Youth, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), reasonable accommodation, searchable online accommodations resource, SOAR, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, workers with disabilities 3 Comments
Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, September 29 – Friday, October 3
Human Interest: Brothers take American road trip before going blind (CNN) Six years ago, two brothers who had been diagnosed with choroideremia, a genetic disorder that progressively leads to blindness, went on a road trip across the United States. A … Continue reading
Posted in Weekly News Roundup Tagged 3D skin graft printer, Alzheimer's Disease, bionic eye, blindness, burn dressing, burn injuries, choroideremia, disabilities in the media, Driving Blind, high frequency hearing loss, injured veterans, job coach, memory improvement activity, memory loss reversal, movie characters with disabilities, retinitis pigmentosa, sheltered workshops, suprachoroidal electrode eye implant, Vermont, wireless speaker system, workers with disabilities, wound care Leave a comment
Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 16 – Friday, June 20
Human Interest: StoryCorps looks to record disability experience (Disability Scoop) An effort known as the Disability Visibility Project has been launched to encourage people within the disability community to share their stories. The project is a partnership with StoryCorps, a … Continue reading
Posted in Weekly News Roundup Tagged adapted drag sled for quadriplegic, Aldebaran Robotics, autism, diabetes, disability community, Disability Visibility Project, Father's Day, IEP, Individual Education Plan, injury detection, Learning Disabilities, legislation, low vision glasses, NAO robot, National Public Radio, obesity, paralympians, paralympics, quadriplegia, storycorps, subminimum wage, US Fair Labor Standards Act, walkability, walkable neighborhood, workers with disabilities Leave a comment