Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2019) – The Board of Directors of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) announced today that Maria Town has been selected as the new President & CEO. Continue reading Maria Town Named AAPD’s President and CEO
The ISABLED Virtual Career Fair platform makes it easier to connect recruiters from leading companies and high-impact professionals with disabilities. They are are a fun and easy way to connect recruiters and job seekers with disabilities. There are currently more jobs in the U.S than available workers to fill them, and companies are forced to explore more options to find talent to hire to help them grow their business.
By Kathleen Wroblewski, Director of Communications, Bay Path University
It’s difficult for many people to approach a stranger’s house and knock on their door. It’s quite another matter if you are knocking on doors and running for public office. Continue reading Meet the first openly autistic woman elected to political office
Owner Tiffany Fixter’s mission for the restaurant, which opened in December, is not only to create employment opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD); she also wants to give Denver area families with special needs children or adults an inclusive restaurant option that accepts and supports people of all abilities.
Continue reading Pizzability is serving up a slice of community right alongside its hand-tossed pizzas and craft beer
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Instagram co-launched a powerful campaign to help raise awareness on social media. Continue reading Instagram co-launches a mental health awareness campaign to help people find support
Luke Caldwell is a sought-after designer and an expert home renovator. But that’s not what he wants to talk about.
Continue reading Meet the HGTV Star (and Father of Six!) Who Adopted Four Children with Special Needs
Indianapolis – May 1, 2019 – BraunAbility is launching the first-ever effort to gather and unify the voices of people across the mobility disability spectrum to take action for greater access, and ultimately inclusion,a for anyone living with a mobility challenge. Continue reading New 3D Accessible Parking Space Marks Launch of BraunAbility’s Drive for Inclusion to Create a More Mobility Inclusive Society
“Keep moving!” That’s what Shirley Beck tells her clients, most of whom are people with disabilities. And she demonstrates that mantra every day in her work as a self-employed pediatric physical therapist. Continue reading Entrepreneurship: Advice from Shirley Beck
Amy Palmiero-Winters just became the first female amputee to run one of the most challenging races in the world.
Continue reading First Female Amputee Runs 140 Miles in Grueling Race Through the Sahara Desert