What can YOU do to advance the employment of people with disabilities?

Share these videos! Because myths and stereotypes about disability employment continue to create barriers to opportunities for qualified people with disabilities, the Campaign forDisability Employment launched “What can YOU do?” (WCYD) – an initiative to encourage everyone ...

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DOJ wants to hear from you!

The Department of Justice is having a public hearing on our Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Makings (ANPRMs) next Thursday (12/16) from 9:30 – 4:00 at the Access Board – 1331 F St., NW Washington, DC. We want to make sure that we have good representation from the disability ...

Laura Hershey, 1962-2010

Disability rights activist, thinker, writer and poet Laura Hershey died Friday Nov. 26, 2010, after a short illness. Although perhaps best known to New Mobility readers as one of the primary organizers against the MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon’s use of pity as a fundraising ...

Disability groups unhappy at end of ILF fund

Stephen Naysmith 14 Dec 2010 Disability groups reacted with dismay yesterday to confirmation the Government is axing a fund that gave more than £60 million to help people live on their own. The Independent Living Fund supports thousands of people in Scotland to help them ...

Disabled Vets Create Jobs At Business Boot Camp

As the U.S. unemployment rate hovers around 10 percent, many recent veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are finding it increasingly difficult to compete for jobs in the civilian work force. If they’re disabled, the task is all uphill, so some disabled vets are ...

Telework from a home office may be a reasonable accommodation

Allowing someone with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity to work at home may be a reasonable accommodation when the person’s disability prevents successfully performing the job on-site. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said that allowing an individual with a ...