Asos has been praised for selling clothes designed with people who have disabilities in mind. Continue reading Asos praised for disabled-friendly clothes
Online shopping eliminates many of the challenges individuals with disabilities face when shopping at physical stores. For the 56.7 million people with disabilities (19% of the U.S. population) just finding reliable transportation for shopping is a big challenge. One survey found individuals with disabilities are twice as likely to lack transportation as their non-disabled peers.
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There are thousands of lobbyists in Washington, legions of well-connected pros who are hired by special interest groups to vigorously advocate for issues. Continue reading This woman is an exceptionally effective Capitol Hill lobbyist. She also has Down syndrome.
Eddie Ndopu wasn’t expected to live past 5 years old. Now, the 27-year-old South African hopes to be the first person with a disability to travel to space. Continue reading ‘Black, queer, disabled and brilliant’: Activist hopes to make history in space
The vast majority of adults know what it’s like to experience back pain. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), around 80 percent of adults will experience back pain at some point in their life.
Continue reading 5 Reasons to Consider a Simple Implant to Treat Chronic Back Pain
Every day, people with disabilities can and do make important contributions to America’s businesses. They have the drive to succeed in employment, and the skills and talent they need to deliver value and results for their employers. Continue reading What Can You Do?
The unemployment rate for people with a disability dropped last year, falling from 10.5 percent in 2016 to 9.2 percent in 2017, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Continue reading Jobless Rate for People with Disabilities Decreases
It can be hard to focus when Alice Sheppard dances. Continue reading Alice Sheppard Proves It’s Time To Redefine Virtuosity
Talent Dimensions is pleased to announce the acquisition of the diversity and inclusion firm PRISM International, Inc. Headquartered in Sanford, FL, PRISM is a global provider of systemic diversity and inclusion (D&I) performance solutions focusing on optimizing the opportunities and complexities of the workforce, workplace and marketplace. Continue reading Talent Dimensions Expands Strategic Retention Solutions with Acquisition of D&I Firm PRISM International, Inc.
Always keep in mind that you are never required to disclose your disability as an applicant or employee. The general rule of thumb is that it is rarely a good idea to disclose your disability in a cover letter or resume. The exception would be if the employer is specifically hiring under a program to recruit people with disabilities.
Continue reading Should You Mention Your Disability in a Cover Letter or Resume?