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The Future of Work Podcast

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We always strive to be more inclusive and accessible in the work place, but how exactly can businesses do that? And what does the future hold for accessibility? The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology, otherwise known as PEAT, has begun its 2020 season of the podcast, “The Future of Work”, which discusses this exact…

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Employment Agencies and The ADA

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As we spoke about earlier this week, it is incredibly important than businesses and employers alike know the rights and rules of the ADA and the workplace. While our last post spoke more generally of the rights of employees and employers with disabilities, today we are taking a deeper look at employment agencies and what…

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NCSL Report

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  It is critical to understand what the rights and policies are in the workplace for employees with disabilities. Recently the, NCSL (National Conference of State Legislators) partnered with SEED (State Exchange on Employment & Disability)  to analyze 144 enacted bills from the 2019 legislative sessions related to disability employment. Their goal was to find the bills that…

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5 Tips on Building Financial Security

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Financial Security is so important. The U.S. Department of Labor is here to help! Check out their article, “5 Tips on Building Financial Security for People with Disabilities” for some helpful tips and resources to aid you in attaining your financial goals.

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2019 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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How does the unemployment rate for persons with a disability changed from past years? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has published a survey taken for unemployment rates of Americans with and without disabilities for  2019. Check out the results here to see what has changed!    

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Special Needs Resource Fair

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The Help Group is hosting their 10th Annual Special Needs Fair on March 29 from 11am-2pm. This is an amazing opportunity for parents and professionals to find the resources available to LA’s Special Needs Community. Exhibitors at the fair will be representing various topics such as financial planning, residential programs, school camps, therapy options, parent…

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Orange and LA County Science Fairs

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Let’s support our STEAM students! The LA and Orange County’s individual science fairs are quickly approaching! The Orange County Science and Engineering Fair is from grades 6-12, but they will be showcasing STEAM projects from grades 4-12. This annual event will be at the OC Fair & Event Center on March 24-26. The deadline to…

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California Science & Engineering Fair

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The future is looking bright! The California Science Center of Los Angeles will be hosting the 64th annual California Science and Engineering Fair for California students in grades 6–12 on April 21–22, 2020. This will be the last science fair of the academic school year and a fantastic opportunity for students to showcase their studies…

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2020 Walk to End Epilepsy

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The 2020 Walk to END EPILEPSY will take place on March 22 at the Rose Bowl The Epilepsy Foundation is putting on its annual Walk to END EPILEPSY to raise funds for epilepsy research, advocacy, education, community programs and local events, as well as improve the lives of more than 160,000 individuals and families who…

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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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