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75th Anniversary Shows Hiring People With Disabilities Is Long-Sought Goal

While some may consider 2020 a year to quickly move past—it has included some major milestones for people with disabilities.

This October marks the 75th annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Along with the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), NDEAM is proof of long-standing efforts to increase opportunity for people with disabilities in the workplace. NDEAM is designed to educate and boost awareness about disability employment issues and […]

By |October 16th, 2020|Featured, Health|

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Allsup Q&A with Caregiver Action Network – Influence of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Allsup is joining with organizations nationwide in 2020 to celebrate 30 years of progress achieved with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Disability advocate for those with disabilities, John Schall, CEO of Caregiver Action Network, shares his perspective on the […]

By |October 13th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , |

Allsup Q&A with the Invisible Disabilities Association – Influence of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Allsup is joining with organizations nationwide in 2020 to celebrate 30 years of progress achieved with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Disability advocate for those with invisible disabilities, Jess Stainbrook, Executive Director of the Invisible Disabilities® Association (IDA), shares […]

By |October 9th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , |

A Look at Mental Illness and Stress Responses to COVID-19 on World Mental Health Day

By Dr. Linda Denke, Ph.D., RN, CCRC, NAMI Texas Member at Large

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, is World Mental Health Day, a time to honor the unique experiences of individuals living with mental illness. While mental health challenges can be a handful for many people, it’s important to recognize the […]

By |October 9th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , , |

Cancer and Careers Offer Free October Events

By Nicole Franklin, Senior Manager of Programs at Cancer and Careers 

Cancer and Careers’ mission is to empower and educate people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.

Our programs—offered nationwide and free-of-charge—include a comprehensive website and library of publications in English […]

By |October 6th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , |

#MyPainPlan: U.S. Pain Foundation’s Crucial Theme for Pain Awareness Month

By Michaela O’Connor, Community Outreach and Communications Specialist at U.S. Pain Foundation

With 50 million Americans (or one in five Americans) living with chronic pain, Pain Awareness Month should be widely recognized and acknowledged throughout the country. In an effort to increase awareness and highlight the challenges of living with […]

By |September 30th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , , |
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