Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Celebrates 35 years

The National Council on Disability (NCD) celebrates 35 years of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a law designed to ensure a free and appropriate public education for every child with a disability. * * * Prior to the law’s enactment, millions of ...

Job Prospects Fall Short For Americans With Disabilities

More than 150,000 new jobs were created in October, but that wasn’t enough to budge the unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities, the Labor Department said Friday. Unemployment remained unchanged for those with disabilities at 14.8 percent in October. This comes as ...

Do ADA Accommodations Expand to Dealings with HR?

Do ADA Accommodations Expand to Dealings with HR? I recently had to request ADA accommodations from my employer due to a diagnosed disorder which affects my short-term memory, focus and concentration as well as how I learn and process information. It is covered under the ...

Enable America Reaches New Heights in 2010 Employment Programs

TAMPA, FL – October 18, 2010: The nation’s first organization devoted solely to improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities has announced its strongest ever series of events for October and November. This fall Enable America will provide employment ...

Enable America

Enable America, a non-profit organization devoted to empowering people with disabilities to achieve independence through employment, is encouraging participation in this week’s “Breaking Boundaries” women’s leadership conference sponsored by The National Association of Women ...