Leading Companies Embrace Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

By AAPD October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities, while educating employers and the public about the value of a diverse workforce that recognizes the skills and talents of people with disabilities. Now is an [...]

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Returning to Work with a Disability – How To Talk To An Employer

By Linda Carter Batiste, Principal Consultant, Job Accommodation Network Returning to work after an absence from the workplace can be stressful. Whether you’re returning to your job after a leave of absence or returning to the workforce after being unemployed, you may be concerned about whether you can [...]

By |2018-10-09T17:36:50+00:00October 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Returning to Work with a Disability – How To Talk To An Employer

America’s Health Care Heroes: Celebrate National Health Center Week

By Dorian Wanzer, Manager of Grassroots Advocacy, Outreach & Communications, National Association of Community Health Centers Founded in 1971, the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) is the national health care advocacy organization for America’s medically underserved and uninsured, as well as the community health centers that [...]

By |2018-08-17T18:58:42+00:00August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on America’s Health Care Heroes: Celebrate National Health Center Week

A Game Plan for Traumatic Brain Injury

Kelli Pokrifka is part of what she calls a “really cool community” of people living with traumatic brain injury (TBI). After fainting and hitting her head in 2013, Kelli experienced debilitating nausea and fatigue, sleeping up to 20 hours a day. She was mostly incoherent during her waking [...]

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