The trailblazing social network Bumble has had a busy, history-making month, one that proves the female-focused company’s strategy is poised to shape the future of social media.
When Krystal Shaw needed to help support her family, she turned to what she knew best, fashion. Little did she know she would turn her passion for fashion into a thriving business, a clothing company for children with special needs.
Continue reading Meet Krystal Shaw of Random Rompers
As marketing moves to be more inclusive, people with visible disabilities are still largely missing from mainstream beauty ads. Teacher and advocate Xian Horn discusses the changes she hopes the industry makes next.
LUCI, a company that is reimagining modern mobility, today announced the release of its premier product also named LUCI.
Continue reading LUCI Reimagines Modern Mobility through Wheelchair Smart Technology
New York brothers Bryan and Bradford Manning lost their vision due to a rare genetic eye disorder. Their new clothing brand, Two Blind Brothers, is funding research for a cure.
By Sheryl Snapp Conner of Entrepreneur
In a recent column, I introduced Ric Nelson, a 37-year-old disability advocate in Anchorage, Alaska. Nelson has cerebral palsy and requires full-time assistance to manage his physical needs. Despite his challenges, he’s dedicated his career to advancing programs and understanding of the disabled in Alaska (which ranks third in the U.S. for the strength of its programs) and throughout the U.S.
Continue reading 3 Ways Elevating the Narrative on Disabilities Leads to Business Success
By Kellie Speed
After applying for numerous jobs and receiving countless rejections, Collette Divitto did what not too many young ladies her age might do after college – she decided to start her own business. Continue reading Collettey’s Cookies Founder Helps Others with Disabilities
By Tamala Scott
As we envision a return to normal following the pandemic, many businesses find themselves in a position of having to rehire staff to ramp back up to pre-COVID productivity and revenue. Continue reading Rehiring the Smart Way: Mainstreaming Disability in Recruiting Strategies
By the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN)
The challenges brought to daily life in 2020, coupled with an increased understanding about the prevalence of mental health conditions, is spurring employers to consider strategies they can use to support employees’ mental health. Continue reading Helping Employers “Bring Their A Game” to Workplace Mental Health
By AnnMarie Killian
Imagine this: You are hiring for a job that requires phone work…but the person sitting in front of you is deaf/hard of hearing.
You may be wonder, can a person who is deaf/hard of hearing use the phone successfully? Continue reading Can You Hire a Deaf Employee When the Job Requires Phone Work?