When we travel by air, most of us don’t instinctively think about the process and the number of industries and services involved in our experiences at the airport and on our flights. Continue reading From Curb to Gate: Improving Air Travel for People with Disabilities
People with autism generally see the world through a different lens than the rest of the world, and it’s often one with a singular focus. Such is the case with 12-year-old Anthony Schmidt. Anthony is driven—by his obsession for cars.
Continue reading Autistic Boy Can Name Any Car Ever Made—and Makes Amazingly Lifelike Photos With his Model Collection
While this year’s COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted business as usual for many businesses, it has also presented unexpected opportunities. Like many others, The Arc was forced to cancel and shift all in-person events starting in March. Continue reading Convening in the Time of COVID-19: Disability Advocates Converge on Zoom for The Arc’s National Convention
I am Byron, a 53-year old male suffering from anxiety, insomnia, and depression for the past 30 years. I have been on many different medications in the past with minimal to moderate success.
Studies show that companies with a diverse and inclusive workforce benefit from greater employee retention and higher productivity rates. But some people think that accommodations are always expensive and complicated.
Imagine joining the military in the hopes of playing soccer for your country to only end up fighting your own battle to survive a sudden, terminal illness. Out of the 17.4 million veterans in the U.S., almost 3% of them experience a cancer diagnosis annually. Continue reading Victorious Veteran Combats A Hidden Enemy
By Jaeson “Doc” Parsons & Samar Khoury
It began in 2011. Selma Blair didn’t know where it all came from—the overwhelming fatigue, anxiety, depression, neck pain, and severe vertigo. Continue reading Selma Blair: A Beacon of Bravery
“A World of Difference,” is a show that celebrates and supports the families of children with learning and developmental disabilities such as ADHD, dyslexia and autism.
Continue reading Celebrating the ADA: NEW EPISODE of A World of Difference featuring Sen. Tom Harkin
October 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Established by the Department of Labor in 1945, NDEAM celebrates America’s workers with disabilities and reminds employers of the importance of inclusive hiring practices.
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced that “Increasing Access and Opportunity” is the 2020 theme for October’s annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).