New JAN Resources: Disclosing a Disability to an Employer

By Linda Batiste, Principal Consultant at Job Accommodation Network (JAN) If you have been receiving Social Security Disability Insurance, but have decided you want to return to work, you probably have a lot of questions related to disclosing your disability to an employer. For example, you may want [...]

By |2020-12-13T00:56:02+00:00December 13th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New JAN Resources: Disclosing a Disability to an Employer

United Spinal Offers Ways to Stay Connected This Holiday Season

By Lindsey Elliott, Director of Member Initiatives at United Spinal Association United Spinal has been busy creating lots of opportunities for members to connect with the organization and each other during this holiday season. Take a look at a few ways people can get involved today. First, those [...]

By |2020-12-09T16:22:09+00:00December 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on United Spinal Offers Ways to Stay Connected This Holiday Season

Alzheimer’s Association Offers Helpful Tips for Navigating Holidays & Alzheimer’s

By Jacob Simburger, Communications Manager with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter With COVID-19 surging across the country, families are struggling with decisions about the upcoming holiday season—weighing concerns about the safety of gathering with the desire to spend time with family and friends. For those who have [...]

By |2020-11-23T19:47:27+00:00November 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Association Offers Helpful Tips for Navigating Holidays & Alzheimer’s

American Heart Association Provides Holiday Hacks, Healthy Tips for Eat Smart Month in November

By Madelyn Alexander, Communications Director of American Heart Association–Greater St. Louis Chapter Eating smart is good for your heart, especially in the hectic holiday season. It’s easy to get off track from making healthy choices during the holidays, and the pandemic may add to the stress, so here [...]

By |2020-11-24T16:37:13+00:00November 16th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on American Heart Association Provides Holiday Hacks, Healthy Tips for Eat Smart Month in November

TCOYD Offers Free Virtual Events for Those with Diabetes

By Lynne Scharf, Content Coordinator of Taking Control of Your Diabetes Despite the challenges happening everywhere due to the pandemic, there have also been silver linings. For Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), one of the unexpected benefits has been the ability to transition all of our educational [...]

By |2020-11-02T22:36:44+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on TCOYD Offers Free Virtual Events for Those with Diabetes

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 [...]

By |2020-11-24T17:19:34+00:00October 16th, 2020|Tags: |Comments Off on 75th Anniversary Shows Hiring People With Disabilities Is Long-Sought Goal

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 |2020-10-13T17:25:21+00:00October 13th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Allsup Q&A with Caregiver Action Network – Influence of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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 |2020-10-12T15:43:15+00:00October 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Allsup Q&A with the Invisible Disabilities Association – Influence of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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 [...]

By |2020-10-09T20:35:49+00:00October 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on A Look at Mental Illness and Stress Responses to COVID-19 on World Mental Health Day

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 [...]

By |2020-10-06T20:16:49+00:00October 6th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Cancer and Careers Offer Free October Events
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