Archive for July, 2015

Invisible Disability

DavidOne bright, sunny Sunday morning, as I unpacked my wheelchair from the car in the church parking lot, I crossed paths with my friend who has CP. CP is short for cerebral palsy. Continue reading ‘Invisible Disability’

Happy 25th!

DiegoFinding Success
Approximately 215 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed (214 years and 22 days to be exact), the United States assured that all Americans with disabilities would be given the same opportunities as those without. Continue reading ‘Happy 25th!’

ADA & Employers

CorneliusAid to Overcoming Obstacles
When it comes to speaking with employers about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), most will speak about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities. Continue reading ‘ADA & Employers’

ADA Impact

DavidAs mentioned earlier this week, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 was signed into law to protect people who have a disability from discrimination in areas of employment, public services, public accommodations and telecommunications. Continue reading ‘ADA Impact’

Moving Forward, 25th ADA Anniversary Edition

Photo 57 (2)It’s been 25 years since the signing of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990! I wrote about my own memories and the significance of that day in my very first blog after becoming a Navigator titled Moving Forward. Continue reading ‘Moving Forward, 25th ADA Anniversary Edition’

ADA-25

DavidCelebrating ADA’s 25th Anniversary
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Continue reading ‘ADA-25’

Debates & Myths About Employing Workers with Disabilities

Charlie Graham guest bloggerI must be getting old. I clearly remember the debates about bringing ethnic minority employees into the workforce, paying women equally to men, and even preserving the workplace wisdom provided only by older workers. Today, such debates seem as antiquated as whether women are capable of riveting airplane panels, as thousands of ‘Rosie the Riveters’ proved in World War II. Continue reading ‘Debates & Myths About Employing Workers with Disabilities’