June 2015

Darren Brehm: Climbing the Ladder of Success

By | June 1st, 2015|

Darren Brehm has figured out not only how to manage as a high quad, but how to thrive in the business world.

April 2015

Portrait of a Detective as a Real Person

By | April 1st, 2015|

Working cold cases is a job Bryce Clarke, a C5 quad, lives and breathes.

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 [...]

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