National Disability Employment Awareness Month: 75th Anniversary of Employing People of All Abilities
“Inclusion drives innovation” is the theme for this October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an annual awareness campaign that celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates the public about the value of a workforce inclusive of their contributions, skills and talents. This year marks the nation’s 75th observance of NDEAM as well […]
Your Vote Counts!
November 3 is Election Day and every vote counts! Voting is one of our most important civil rights, but it is not always accessible for persons with disabilities. According to projections from Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, in 2020, more than 38 million eligible voters have disabilities. That is more than 16 percent […]
Special Education Amid Covid-19
With the onset of Covid-19, educators have found themselves in uncharted territory. In the spring, when schools closed their doors, they were forced to shift from in-school instruction to online instruction. For the roughly 7 million American students with special needs, the coronavirus pandemic and its attendant school closures have presented unique challenges. At school, […]