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Working with a Mental Illness: Is It Possible for You?

By Jayme Pendergraft on May 19, 2016

Do you have a mental illness? Are you interested in working? Are you already working but need some help on the job? There are a lot of resources available to help you.

In The Know: Do Ask, Do Tell

By LEAD Center on April 29, 2016

How can companies encourage employees with disabilities to self-identify? And why is this important?

Oh Captains, My Captains: An Ode to Financial Capability Role Models

By Elizabeth Jennings on April 13, 2016

The financial lessons we learn from role models, such as our parents, as a kid can have a huge impact on us.

Show Support for Adults on the Autism Spectrum by Promoting Fair Wages

By Autistic Self Advocacy Network on April 12, 2016

For many, one of the most important parts of the transition to adulthood is finding meaningful employment. However, people on the autism spectrum still face immense barriers to finding good jobs in their communities.

In The Know: The Impact of Employment on the Health Status and Health Care Costs of Working-age People with Disabilities

By LEAD Center on April 4, 2016

In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that highlights important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities.

In The Know: Workplace Accommodations – Low Cost, High Impact

By LEAD Center on March 8, 2016

Employers are often concerned with the costs of providing workplace accommodations. However, a study by the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) found that such accommodations are low cost and have a big impact.

In The Know: I'm In To Hire

By LEAD Center on February 19, 2016

I’m In To Hire is an initiative founded by Best Buddies International that aims to create a more inclusive workplace by promoting the business benefits of hiring those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

In the Know: Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN)

By LEAD Center on January 14, 2016

In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that highlights important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities. To find even more useful resources, visit the LEAD...

In the Know: Reasonable Accommodation - A Simple Step-by-Step Guide

By LEAD Center on December 17, 2015

In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that highlights important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities.

In the Know: Financial Capability of Adults with Disabilities

By LEAD Center on December 3, 2015

This July 2014 report, issued by the National Disability Institute, shines light on the financial health, capability and situation of adults living with disabilities.