Job Accommodation Network’s (JAN) Tools, Techniques, and Technologies for Developing an Effective Accommodation Program

By: Louis Orslene, JAN Associate Director As we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it is more important than ever for us to be aware that globally there are more than 1 billion people with disabilities. Chronic health conditions and disabilities are increasingly more commonplace in the workplace. [...]

By |2019-10-15T20:03:23+00:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Job Accommodation Network’s (JAN) Tools, Techniques, and Technologies for Developing an Effective Accommodation Program

Including Workers with Disabilities in a Strong Economy is Win-Win

It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The good news is workers with disabilities are seeing the advantages of a strong economy – more are being hired, trained, and integrated into the workforce. However, employers still have a long way to go when it comes to fully recognizing [...]

By |2019-10-15T19:35:59+00:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Including Workers with Disabilities in a Strong Economy is Win-Win

Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Beneficiaries To Receive 1.6% COLA in 2020

Individuals who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and veterans disability benefits will see a 1.6% increase in their monthly benefit in 2020, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of SSDI, return to work, veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection services. The increase is a result [...]

By |2019-10-10T21:14:57+00:00October 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Beneficiaries To Receive 1.6% COLA in 2020

Follow The Yellow Brick Road: Improve Your Chances for Employment with a Mental Illness

The National Alliance of Mental Illness states 1 in 5 people in the U.S. experience mental illness (NAMI, 2019). If you are one of these individuals, at some point you probably asked yourself, “I have a mental illness, now what?” So many questions come to mind and you [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:55:16+00:00October 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Follow The Yellow Brick Road: Improve Your Chances for Employment with a Mental Illness

During Disability Employment Awareness Month, Don’t Miss Out on Ticket to Work

October marks Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM), a time for organizations across the nation to re-emphasize and encourage the building of a workforce that is inclusive for people with disabilities. This group has the right talent, right now, and they want to return to work, too. After a [...]

By |2019-10-08T21:11:40+00:00October 8th, 2019|Tags: , |Comments Off on During Disability Employment Awareness Month, Don’t Miss Out on Ticket to Work

Cancer and Careers Offers Free Events

By Nicole Franklin, Senior Manager of Programs, 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 [...]

By |2019-10-02T18:56:42+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cancer and Careers Offers Free Events

Working Together to End Alzheimer’s Forever

By Jacob Simburger, Communications Manager, Alzheimer’s Association There are over 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, making it the sixth-leading cause of death in the U.S. Currently, there is no cure, and treatments do not stop the disease from progressing. Now more than ever, we need to [...]

By |2019-09-30T18:27:02+00:00September 30th, 2019|Tags: , |Comments Off on Working Together to End Alzheimer’s Forever

Allsup Customers – Please Be Aware of More Phone, Email Scams

We are asking all of our customers to please be aware that sophisticated and aggressive telephone, email and technology-based scams continue to increase. The Federal Trade Commission has been reporting on the growth in imposter scams since last year. This type of scam is now No. 1, followed [...]

By |2019-09-27T19:13:12+00:00September 27th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Allsup Customers – Please Be Aware of More Phone, Email Scams

The Ins and Outs of Disability Etiquette

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of an awkward situation unsure of what to do or say? Or realized that you unintentionally said or did something that might offend someone else? If so, these scenarios may seem familiar. We’ve all been there! United Spinal Association developed [...]

By |2019-09-18T21:21:44+00:00September 18th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Ins and Outs of Disability Etiquette

Clarity, Purpose & Community: RSDSA Unites Hundreds to Combat CRPS

It’s not easy for others to see what it’s like to live with extreme, chronic pain. That’s why the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA) will host its 4th Annual Walk for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The event is from 8 a.m. to [...]

By |2019-09-05T19:23:48+00:00September 5th, 2019|Tags: , |Comments Off on Clarity, Purpose & Community: RSDSA Unites Hundreds to Combat CRPS
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