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Workplace Accommodations Are an Integral Part of Disability Inclusion

By Anne Hirsh on October 26, 2016

Inclusion works, and at the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), we can tell you – with research to back it up – that the benefits employers receive from implementing effective workplace accommodations far outweigh the low cost. We call this research...

Dads Who Are Breaking Stereotypes About Disability Employment

By Scott Monette on October 24, 2016

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a topic that is important to me on both a professional and personal level.

High Expectations

By Rose Sloan on October 17, 2016

I have a deep appreciation for my mom because she always had the courage to stand up for me.

From Screen to Society: How Television Increases Disability Inclusion

By Margaret Breihan on October 11, 2016

We may watch television to relax, but watching that screen can also widen our world view.

In The Know: Best Practices in Employee Retention and Return-to-Work

By LEAD Center on September 2, 2016

As workers age, they may acquire disabilities, so corporations would be wise to think about cost-effective ways of providing workplace accommodations. What best practices can companies put in place to address the needs of all employees while staying...

In The Know: Leave as an Accommodation

By LEAD Center on August 19, 2016

Did you know that under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an employee with a disability can request the use of accrued paid leave or the use of unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation?

In The Know: "Work Capability and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis"

By LEAD Center on August 3, 2016

Do you have multiple sclerosis (MS)? Do you wonder how fatigue and other symptoms of MS will affect your ability to work, as well as the quality of your life?

In The Know: Veterans.gov

By LEAD Center on July 5, 2016

Beyond simply thanking our veterans for their service, it is our duty to actively help them succeed as members of society. Seeking to meet this need, the Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service created Veterans.gov.

In The Know: "Work Early, Work Often"

By LEAD Center on June 16, 2016

The sooner that we can provide young adults with exposure to the working world, the better. This is particularly true for young adults with disabilities.

In The Know: A Fair Shot for Workers with Disabilities

By LEAD Center on May 27, 2016

What are possible courses of action that policymakers can take to give workers with disabilities a fair shot at employment and economic security? Find out in this 'In The Know' blog.