People with disabilities are the largest untapped minority group in the workplace. 84% of the 56 million people with disabilities in the United States find themselves unemployed. Many believe this is because people with disabilities are unable to work. Yet, this damaging stigma is a myth. Those with disabilities are able to work with as…
Looking for creative and sure-fire ways to boost employee health? Whether you’re looking to decrease sick days or increase office morale and loyalty, don’t miss these smart and healthy ideas. Ditch the Chairs A new comprehensive study out from the Annals of Internal Medicine reveals that prolonged sitting, even if you exercise regularly, increases…
People with disabilities across the country continue to find they cannot get to where they need or want. The problem is national despite the Americans with Disabilities Act, which is “…a response to an appalling problem: widespread, systemic, inhumane discrimination against people with disabilities…”
The purpose of ADA is to guarantee that those with disabilities experience the same rights as everyone else. However, many of the details of the law are confusing. Here we answer some of the ADA’s FAQs.
Look around your classrooms, offices, nursing homes, or even dorm rooms. Nowadays, emotional support animals (ESA) can be seen almost anywhere alongside their beloved owners. These animals which are typically dogs or cats can provide emotional support to their owners who may need it for any number of reasons.
The definition of disability changes depending upon who you ask. The dictionary, the ADA, and Social Security all have definitions that they created. Which begs the question, who has the right to determine the definition of disability?
We started this blog seven months ago with the goal to educate working Americans about income protection disability insurance, financial security, health, and more. Today, we bring you a round-up of five of our most popular posts of 2015.
Guest author Anjali Forber-Pratt discusses first hand how the Americans with Disabilities Act opened up opportunities for those with disabilities and the many ways it has empowered the “ADA generation.”
The 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act is on July 26th. Today we take a look back at the history of the ADA