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Mentors, Sponsors Play Key Roles in Helping People With Disabilities Bring Their Whole Selves to Work
Professionals with disabilities might feel a little out of place because of their visible or non-visible differences. Mentors and sponsors can play a key role in helping them bring their whole selves to work.
The number of characters with disabilities has improved but remains “shameful” when compared to real-life demographics, according to one disability activist.
Lance LaVergne, Talent Acquisition SVP, talks about how individuals with diverse abilities can get senior leaders to recognize their work.
Previous versions of the bill were stalled by Republicans over privacy concerns.
I learned very early on to be comfortable living in the uncomfortable. By taking risks early on and throughout my career, I grew as an employee and as a person. Whether it is taking on stretch roles, transferring to a new business unit, or working directly with senior management, the skills and experiences you will gain are priceless.
Witnesses, who heard the officers yelling commands, shouted that Magdiel Sanchez was deaf, a police spokesperson said.
How do natural disasters impact people with disabilities?
Comcast NBCUniversal partners with organizations like Easterseals to expand the technology skills and digital access of people with disabilities.
A judge ordered the state to come up with a plan to restore services for people with developmental disabilities.
Advocates for people with disabilities living outside of institutions said Illinois is violating a federal consent decree by failing to provide required services due to insufficient funding.
Proposed cuts to Medicaid would have a dire, direct effect on services for students with disabilities.
The complaint alleges Uber engaged in “pervasive and ongoing discrimination” because people in wheelchairs can use only a few dozen of its more than 58,000 vehicles in the city.
In total, the scheme caused the Social Security Administration to pay over $600 million in disability benefits in more than 2,000 cases.
“This is not about healthcare. This is about wealth care,” said Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.).
The city stands accused of failing to develop affordable housing for people with disabilities despite accepting millions of dollars of federal funds for that purpose.
These families have more reasons to be worried about the current administration’s crackdown on immigration.
The expanded ABLE Act would further enable people with disabilities to reach their professional potential without sacrificing their financial entitlement.
While multiple lawsuits have targeted inaccessible subway stations, the plaintiffs said the state lawsuit is the first to challenge systemwide inaccessibility.
Bill Kochevar was paralyzed below his shoulders in a cycling accident eight years ago.
“New York’s subway is by far the least wheelchair-friendly public transit system of any major American city, with only 92 of the system’s 425 stations accessible.”
The suit contends that the design of Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park inhibits access by wheelchair users and violates laws that require public facilities to reasonably accommodate people with disabilities.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday in favor of Ehlena Fry, 13, a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class.
Families serving as caregivers for a child with a disability lose about $3,200 a year due to added responsibilities, study found.
Civil rights, LGBT, women, disabilities, criminal justice reform, equal pay and climate change have all been removed from the White House website.