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…Continue Reading 2019 National Disability Employment Awareness Month Presidential Proclamation
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What does it really mean to accommodate? Technology, Facilities, Managers, Training What does the emerging talent need? What are the learning styles that companies need to really understand for the emerging workforce? What is expected from the federal contracts today and tomorrow? What does it mean to hire, retain and promote? Why is it harder…Continue Reading National Organization on Disability’s (NOD) Annual Forum and Dinner
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…Continue Reading Epilepsy Foundation Strengthens its Impact in Southern California with New Chapter in Orange County
Southern California Disability:IN, covering Orange County, San Diego and Los Angeles, is now a part of the Disability:In community. We will assist partners including government agencies, businesses, nonprofits, and others across Southern California inContinue Reading Southern California Disability:IN Is Proud To Be A Part Of The Disability:IN Community!
Cutting-edge food production meets social good in an ambitious experiment to provide year-round produce to a mountain town, while providing meaningful employment for community members with disabilities.Continue Reading Award winning filmmaker Jennifer Tennican presents Hearts of Glass—Watch the Trailer!
There are numerous organizations that can be of assistance to you in recruiting and retaining employees with disabilities. Department of Labor (DOL) Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC)Continue Reading Organizations Which Can Assist You In Your Diversity And Inclusion Strategy
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.Continue Reading How to Retain Employees With Disabilities
In today’s highly connected digital world, accessing opportunity can be just a click away. But for the one billion+ people with disabilities or impairments worldwide, that accessibilityContinue Reading 4 Tips For Fostering Digital Access And Inclusion At Your Workplace
We all find ourselves in situations in which we don’t know what to say or do. We may meet someone who moves or acts differently from us, and we wonder how we should react. When you’re communicating with people with disabilities,Continue Reading Ten Tips for Communicating with People with Disabilities
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…Continue Reading Making Social Media More Accessible to People with Disabilities