January 2015

Bully Pulpit: Penalized for Working

By | January 1st, 2015|

Who would have thought that today, as we approach the 25th anniversary of the ADA, a quadriplegic high school teacher would have to fight her own government in order to keep teaching?

October 2014

October’s Focus: Jobs and Disability

By | October 16th, 2014|

It's truly sad that only during the month of October, aka National Disability Employment Awareness Month, is attention officially paid to the critical issue of [...]

Working: Beating the Odds

By | October 1st, 2014|

With a thorough understanding of the rules of the game, we can work part-time while getting benefits — or transition to full-time.

September 2014

Feds Pony-Up $14.8 Mill for Employment

By | September 26th, 2014|

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $14,837,785 in grants to six states to improve employment opportunities for adults and youth with [...]

August 2014

Where are the disabled in TV ads?

By | August 20th, 2014|

Nordstrom has long used models with disabilities, such as Jillian Mercado, who is shown in this photo from the Associated Press. A friend [...]

Minnesota Boosts Employment of PWD

By | August 18th, 2014|

The governor's mandate is a step in the right direction, says ADAPT organizer Galen Smith. Due to recent criticism from disability advocates about [...]

May 2014

EEOC Seeks Public Input in Effort to Boost Employment

By | May 15th, 2014|

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced today that it is inviting public input on potential revisions to the regulations implementing Section [...]

April 2014

At Work, Are You Just One of the Workers — or ‘Special’?

By | April 22nd, 2014|

For most of us, work is the key to independence and self-worth. Our jobs get us out of bed every day allowing us to share [...]

Ashley Lauren Fisher: Full Force, Non-Stop

By | April 1st, 2014|

Restaurateur Ashley Lauren Fisher — face of a model, brain of a businesswoman, heart of gold.

Radio Kaos

By | April 1st, 2014|

For those safe in front of their televisions, the Ayatollah Khomeini’s June 1989 funeral was surreal theatre, the inflamed masses jumping and hitting themselves in the head, the trampling of zealots into martyrs. For most Americans ...

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