Posts Tagged 'Disability'

Deaf-Blindness Awareness Week

David SpearsWe all have important roles to play in building the Texas of tomorrow. Therefore, I, Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, do hereby proclaim June 25-30, 2017, to be Helen Keller Deaf-Blindness Awareness Week in Texas, and urge the appropriate recognition whereof. In official recognition whereof, I hereby affix my signature this the 6th day of June, 2017. — Office of the Governor Continue reading ‘Deaf-Blindness Awareness Week’

Eliminating Chronic Homelessness

Daniel MabryThis month (October) is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. It is an opportunity for Americans to highlight the diversity workers with disabilities bring to the labor market. I believe it is important for employers to recognize everyone’s abilities regardless of their race, religion, age, or disability. Today, innovative business leaders seek a competitive edge, and people with disabilities represent an endless stream of talent in the workforce. Continue reading ‘Eliminating Chronic Homelessness’

A Formula for Inclusion

David SpearsOctober is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) which celebrates how everyone’s ability plays a role in diversity. For more than 70 years, this month has educated the public about the value of a diverse workforce. The theme for October 2016 is “Inclusion Works.” Continue reading ‘A Formula for Inclusion’

Web Accessibility

David SpearsThe Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 requires most people to begin considering accessibility to all people regardless of ability, not to mention equal footing in the public arena including the employment sector. So what does web accessibility have to do with any of that, and furthermore, what is web accessibility? Continue reading ‘Web Accessibility’

Always Unique, Totally Interesting, Sometimes Mysterious

DavidThere’s one market segment of potential employees in the United States that often go unnoticed by employers, and that’s odd because this segment of future employees/people is the third largest in the nation. Continue reading ‘Always Unique, Totally Interesting, Sometimes Mysterious’

ADA Accommodtions

David25 years ago the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed to prohibit discrimination and ensure equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. Continue reading ‘ADA Accommodtions’

What Can YOU Do?

Photo 57 (2)October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and a time to celebrate persons with disabilities in the workplace! Continue reading ‘What Can YOU Do?’