Webinar January 27 2-4PM ET – National Plan Increase Competitive Integrated Employment of People with Disabilities
The Employment First Community of Practice webinar “NEON National Plan to Increase Competitive Integrated Employment” will be held on January 27 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET. Register for “NEON National Plan to Increase Competitive Integrated Employment” In the webinar, Dr. David Mank and Dr. Richard Luecking will discuss the National Expansion of Employment Opportunities Network’s national … Continue reading Webinar January 27 2-4PM ET – National Plan Increase Competitive Integrated Employment of People with Disabilities
According to USA Today, Blackberry Devices will cease to function correctly after Tuesday, January 4, 2022. In related news, I didn’t know Blackberry devices still existed anywhere in the universe. As of Wednesday, apparently, I will be correct. There is a strange melancholy feeling that accompanies the news that someone (or some thing) you assumed … Continue reading Breaking News… Blackberry Devices, Long Presumed Dead, Are Dead
DECEMBER 2021 – Mark E. Seifarth Many of you know this is the third year of my growing tradition of relating a particular musing from Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” with the hope that we can see one of my favorite pieces of literature in a slightly different light. TO PONDER – In a year … Continue reading “Mrs. Cratchit, the two young Cratchits & Tiny Tim”
Press Release 12-14-2021 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its COVID-19 technical assistance today adding a new section to clarify under what circumstances COVID-19 may be considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act. EEOC’s new questions and answers focus broadly on COVID-19 and the … Continue reading EEOC Adds New Section Clarifying When COVID-19 May Be a Disability, Updating Technical Assistance
https://www.un.org/en/observances/day-of-persons-with-disabilities Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible, and sustainable post-COVID-19 world Disability inclusion is an essential condition to upholding human rights, sustainable development, and peace and security. It is also central to the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to leave no one behind. The commitment to realizing … Continue reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3rd
Register for 11/30: How Disability Drives Innovation with Sinéad Burke, Wesley Hamilton and Jeff Mansfield
The Washington Post LIVE DISABILITY IN AMERICA Tuesday, November 30th 1:30 p.m. ET in partnership with Ford Foundation REGISTER Society was created for individuals with specific physical abilities. Some disability advocates would argue that this reality has bred ingenuity and adaptability among disabled people that drives innovative, technological change. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, … Continue reading Register for 11/30: How Disability Drives Innovation with Sinéad Burke, Wesley Hamilton and Jeff Mansfield
Today would have been Kevin Leonard’s 59th birthday. I just wanted to acknowledge that. Kevin Leonard was a colleague of mine for a very long time. He worked for Goodwill / Miami Valley Easter Seals in Dayton, and ran a program that was similar to ours in many ways. His program, Assistive Technology Services, allowed … Continue reading Happy Heavenly Birthday, Kevin Leonard
By Raja Razek and Christina Maxouris, CNN Updated 1:04 AM ET, Thu November 11, 2021 https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/10/us/federal-judge-texas-mask-ban-americans-with-disabilities-act/index.html (CNN)A federal judge has ruled that Texas’ ban on mask mandates in schools violates the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to court documents filed Wednesday in US District Court for the Western District of Texas. The ruling follows months … Continue reading Federal judge rules Texas school mask ban violates Americans with Disabilities Act
The Ohio Tech Ambassador Network announces that the Ohio Tech Ambassador program is ready to grow. The grant funding the program has been renewed for an additional two years. The Network will continue encouraging people with developmental disabilities to use technology until June 2023. The Ohio Tech Ambassador Network intends to hire two to three … Continue reading Ohio Tech Ambassador Network hiring new Tech Ambassadors
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