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How to Improve Disability Employment

How to Improve Disability Employment

In the United States of America, there is a high rate of unemployment among people with disabilities. Many politicians talk about the importance of jobs for the disabled, however, there is little effort to push companies to employ this group. There should be specific...

Fostering Inclusion During Remote Work

Fostering Inclusion During Remote Work

In today’s world of COVID-19, employers want to ensure their employees feel as safe as possible. For many, this means allowing most, if not, all employees to stay in their homes and work remotely. The push to remote work during the pandemic has shifted perspectives so...

Music Therapy for Children with Special Needs

Music Therapy for Children with Special Needs

Modern research has been demonstrating many positive effects of music for children with special needs. Some therapists are specially trained in utilizing these tools to help their clients increase focus, regulate emotions, increase social abilities, and improve motor...

Work From Home Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Work From Home Opportunities for People with Disabilities

With the outbreak of the novel Covid-19 coronavirus, more people than ever are working from home. This provides more opportunities for the disabled if they can find jobs that fit their skill levels and capabilities. With that in mind, the following are some jobs that...

Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

As modern Americans, we often struggle with our natural desire to do good in the world and the stark reality that we just don’t have the time. Between going to work and raising kids, it often feels like a half-hour of free time is the most we can expect out of a day....

Volunteer Opportunities for Those with Special Needs

Volunteer Opportunities for Those with Special Needs

Opportunites to help those in need often require labor that those with special needs may be incapable of, or find a bit difficult. However, that shouldn’t be discouraging, as there are more ways to volunteer than just fun-runs or roadside cleanups. In the modern age,...

Celebrities Who Have Overcome Disabilities

Celebrities Who Have Overcome Disabilities

Whether you were born with a disability or developed one over time, it's important to know that you are not disabled, you are simply differently-abled. While it may seem like you have a list of things you cannot do, here is a look at some people in the spotlight who...

Sensory-Friendly Shopping Hours

Sensory-Friendly Shopping Hours

The holiday shopping season can be quite unnerving for most people. Long lines, loud music, bright lights, and what sometimes feels like 100 screaming children can be annoying at best and overwhelming at worst. For families with children with autism, ADHD, or any...

Handling the Holidays with Children with Disabilities

Handling the Holidays with Children with Disabilities

Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year's come in quick succession each year. Each holiday brings the opportunity for family and friends to gather, sharing traditions, gifts, and meals with one another. For children with disabilities, however, the...

Making Work More Inclusive For Employees With Disabilities

Making Work More Inclusive For Employees With Disabilities

Persons with disabilities often possess above average to superior intelligence, having overcome major obstacles and display a positive, can-do attitude. Such individuals typically make great additions to professional staff in any industry. That said, prospective...