Most adults have been affected by trauma in some way whether they experience it directly, see someone they know go through it or hear about it happening to someone else. During PTSD Awareness Month, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) urges everyone gain a better understanding of how traumatic stress can affect those who suffer from it. Continue reading Public Resources for PTSD Awareness Month
By 1st Lt. Tracci Dorgan
Many Soldiers have come back from their deployments and come by the Adjutant General’s headquarters building to meet her, shake her hand and thank her. Continue reading Honoring the Dedication of Renae Templeton—This communications specialist is irreplaceable
A partnership between Pepco Holdings and The Precisionists, Inc., stole the show at Exelon’s Innovation Expo, Continue reading Let’s Get to Work! —Program Employs People with Autism
Since Taraji P. Henson launched The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) in honor of her father, the organization has conducted several listening sessions with therapists, social workers, educators and mental health leaders across the nation. Continue reading Urban School Initiative Backed by Taraji P. Henson
Investors representing more than $1 trillion in combined assets, led by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read, today called on companies they invest in to create inclusive workplaces that can benefit from employing the millions of talented people with disabilities who remain underrepresented in the workforce. Continue reading National Investors Call for Workplace Disability Inclusion
Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2019) – The Board of Directors of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) announced today that Maria Town has been selected as the new President & CEO. Continue reading Maria Town Named AAPD’s President and CEO
The ISABLED Virtual Career Fair platform makes it easier to connect recruiters from leading companies and high-impact professionals with disabilities. They are are a fun and easy way to connect recruiters and job seekers with disabilities. There are currently more jobs in the U.S than available workers to fill them, and companies are forced to explore more options to find talent to hire to help them grow their business.
By Kathleen Wroblewski, Director of Communications, Bay Path University
It’s difficult for many people to approach a stranger’s house and knock on their door. It’s quite another matter if you are knocking on doors and running for public office. Continue reading Meet the first openly autistic woman elected to political office
Owner Tiffany Fixter’s mission for the restaurant, which opened in December, is not only to create employment opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD); she also wants to give Denver area families with special needs children or adults an inclusive restaurant option that accepts and supports people of all abilities.
Continue reading Pizzability is serving up a slice of community right alongside its hand-tossed pizzas and craft beer
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Traditional Chinese medicine has been practiced for thousands of years and is well respected worldwide. Out of that health and wellness field there has emerged the area of Chinese herbal formulas. Continue reading 5 Ailments Chinese Medicine Formulas Can Help