Why Does Life in the Community Matter to People With Disabilities?
Everyone deserves to live in their communities with the right supports, but limited funding often leads to waitlists for necessary community-based services. ...
13 Scholarships for People With Disabilities You Can Apply For
What 'Queer Eye' Can Teach People About Life With a Disability
"The show addresses disability in a way that is raw, empowering and not sensationalized."
Attend What you Need to Know About Voting
Families Helping Families of SWLA, together with the Southwest Louisiana Independence Center (SLIC), and People First, would like to invite you to attend a training for people with disabilities, called "What you need to Know About Voting!" The training will be held Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Southwest Louisiana Independence Center (SLIC), 4320 Lake Street, Lake Charles, LA 70605…
Tips for interacting with people with disabilities
Unfamiliarity, fear of unknown may lead to awkward moments
Why are young people scared of disclosing their disability to employers?
More than three-quarters of graduates are afraid to be open about their disability when it comes to applying for jobs, research suggests.
Young people with disabilities campaign for the right to learn
Post-16 education for those with physical or learning disabilities shouldn't be a postcode lottery
5 reasons why people with disabilities deserve to be hired
Sixty percent of people with disabilities are not in the labor force. During this National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a look at why employers should stop overlooking these jobseekers.
Great way to encourage businesses to be more accessible for people with disabilities:
How Digital Skills Create Opportunities for People With Disabilities
Tae Yoo - March 2, 2017 - 4 Comments Technology and innovation create opportunities, and not just for businesses and governments, but for the world Today we are experiencing a digital revolution with the power to accelerate global problem solving, enabling people and societies to thrive We are bringing that philosophy to life today, by announcing our commitment to expand the Cisco Networking Academy for diverse…
LVB releases fourth annual Top 100 Private Companies list
Construction and engineering companies, manufacturers and dozens of professional services firms lead the way in Lehigh Valley Business' fourth annual Top 100 Private Companies list, which was reveale
10 Tips for Including People With Disabilities in Your Party
With the holiday season upon us, it's easy to hold a party where all guests -- with and without disabilities -- feel welcomed, respected and have fun. Al...
Police Learn To Better Understand People With Disabilities
Using a unique two-way approach, law enforcement officers and individuals with developmental disabilities are learning to interact more appropriately with one another.
For people with disabilities, there’s such a thing as too much savings. Here’s a way around that.
ABLE accounts allow people with disabilities to save more money without endangering federal benefits.
People with Developmental Disabilities
Think before you speak • When talking to a person with a disability, speak directly to that person rather than through a companion, aide, or sign language interpreter • Making small talk with a person who has any type of disability is great, just talk to him/her as you would with anyone else. Be sensitive about physical contact • Some people with disabilities depend on their arms for support. • Grabbing their arms, even if your intention was to assist, could knock him/her…
New Federal Guide Aims to Make Air Travel Easier for People With Disabilities
These rules will help both airlines and travelers.
Winter Safety Tips for People with Disabilities
How Can We Respect People with Disabilities? Start by Listening.
I am pleased to introduce social worker and writer Jeff Flodin as a guest blogger today. Jeff was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at age 35 and has worked with two Seeing Eye dogs: Sherlock from 2003 to 2010, and Randy since March, 2010. Writing has been Jeff’s primary vocation for 10 years, and he is currently working on a short story collection about vision loss by Jeff Floddin Jeff Flodin with his Seeing Eye dog. With the arrival of each season— baseball, football,…
How Hollywood is working to improve representation of people with disabilities
A look at how differently abled actors and storytellers are working to expand the concept of inclusion in Hollywood.
10 Tips on Communicating with People with Disabilities
It is no secret that some people are not comfortable around individuals with disabilities despite the fact that one in five people in the U.S. has a disability. A person with a disability is more l…