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2019 National Disability Employment Awareness Month Presidential Proclamation

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month is a time to celebrate the contributions of Americans with disabilities to our country’s workforce and economic strength.  We also reaffirm our commitment to fostering opportunity for Americans of all abilities to apply their skills and talents in the workplace as they pursue their dreams. Thanks to my Administration’s economic…

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Epilepsy Foundation Strengthens its Impact in Southern California with New Chapter in Orange County

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Foundation to Serve More than 38,000 People Living with Epilepsy in the CountyFoundation to Serve More than 38,000 People Living with Epilepsy in the County Monday, July 29, 2019 ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — The Epilepsy Foundation is strengthening its impact in Southern California with the creation of a new chapter in Orange County with dedicated staff…

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How to Retain Employees With Disabilities

How to Retain Employees With Disabilities

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By becoming a model employer, companies and other organizations will improve their retention of people with disabilities. Retention is essential to ensuring that the investment you are making to identify and hire qualified people with disabilities pays off.

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Making Social Media More Accessible to People with Disabilities

Making Social Media More Accessible to People with Disabilities

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Social media is a very popular tool among people with disabilities to stay connected despite the fact that most social media tools are not fully accessible. Staying connected electronically is even more important if a disability prevents a person from being able to easily travel. By posting pictures or videos of themselves and discussing issues…

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