Instead of allowing his disability to inhibit him, Ryan Niemiller from America’s Got Talent capitalized on it. Continue reading Ryan Niemiller From ‘America’s Got Talent’ Is Spreading Disability Awareness With His Comedy
You’re never too old to play with Barbie—especially when you’ve been waiting 37 years for one you can see yourself in. Continue reading This Woman’s 37-Year Wait For A Barbie That Looks Like Her Is Finally Over
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
Here’s advice on overcoming the mental roadblocks employment gaps create before they sabotage your job search, from those who’ve been there.
By Alex Haagaard
It’s 6 AM and your alarm is going off. You hit the snooze button, hoping for a few more minutes of sleep before you drag yourself out of bed. This is a morning routine most people are familiar with. But for workers with chronic illness, it can look very different. Continue reading What It’s Like Living and Working With a Chronic Illness
The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) recently launched the 2019 season of their Future of Work podcast. This podcast is a partnership with the leading HR blog Workology.com to explore how emerging technology trends in the workplace are impacting people with disabilities. Continue reading PEAT’s 2019 Future of Work Podcast Launch Spotlights Inclusive Apprenticeship
By Philip Kahn-Pauli, RespectAbility Policy and Practices Director
Washington, D.C., April 9 – Nationwide 111,804 people with disabilities got new jobs last year, including 19,745 new jobs for Californians with disabilities. The Golden State now ranks 35th among the 50 states in terms of the employment rate for people with disabilities. Continue reading Expansion of Best Practices leads to 19,745 new jobs for Californians with Disabilities
By Jacob Bennett
The CSUN Assistive Technology Conference has a specific purpose — to advance knowledge and the use of technology that improves the lives of individuals with disabilities — but its impact is wide-ranging.
Continue reading CSUN Assistive Technology Conference Showcases Innovations For a More Inclusive World