Posts Tagged 'resources'

5 Step Process to Increase Employment for People with Disabilities

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The unemployment rate is a pretty big concern in the United States. Statistically, the unemployment rate among people with disabilities has been considerably higher compared to the general population. Fortunately, there have been increased efforts to help the employment rate for people with disabilities. There are groups, agencies, and organizations that are established to help people with disabilities find job opportunities. There are also, grants and services from the state, local and federal levels to assist in employment for people with disabilities.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Mar 18, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Private Practice Episode: Rights for Parents with Visual Impairments

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One of my guilty pleasures is Thursday night television – Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice. I just cannot seem to get enough of those shows – and I’m far from proud of it. Beyond all the drama and crazy relationship story lines, though, one of the things I see week after week is that issues related to disability are always coming up. This past week on Private Practice was no exception.

Posted by Carolyn Feb 18, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

What about Pedestrians? Fall Prevention During the Winter

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The Center for Disease Control and multiple other studies show that more than a third of older adults fall each year.[i] Research also shows that between 10 to 20 falls cause injuries such as fractures and head traumas[ii].

Posted by Kerry Feb 16, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Supporting Inclusion in Religious Institutions

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I think an important part of being within the disability community is sharing resources that may be beneficial to someone else. For that reason, I wanted to share a bit about a fairly new organization. Please read on!

Posted by Carolyn Jan 21, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments