National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the United States Business Leadership Network’s Career Link Student Mentoring Program

Well, yes, it is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and this is a month that we celebrate the movement. Yes, the movement to get disability employment to be on the mind of the public and employers. Truthfully, I spend my whole year doing this, but this is the month with a big national and international … Continued

Forget the Major League Baseball Playoffs; It Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

I know the Major League Baseball playoffs are really heating up now that it is October, but so is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. AFB’s AccessWorld and AFB CareerConnect staff have teamed up to create this month’s employment focused issue of AccessWorld. Each month, AccessWorld comes out with a new issue of evaluations, commentary, and … Continued

Get Your Disability Disclosure On and Embrace Your Diversity

Okay, it is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), and I am passing the message about disability disclosure. I spend a lot of time traveling the United States speaking to youth and adults who are blind or visually impaired, their associated professionals, and employers about specific topics. Disability disclosure is one of my passions, as … Continued

Microsoft Creates a Large Impact with Their Accessibility Answer Desk and Seeks Talent

I recently attended a great presentation, Accessibility Support and the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk, at the CSUN Conference in San Diego, the largest disability-related technology conference. I had heard about their Accessibility Answer Desk and their work to provide support to individuals with disabilities. Well, I had an excellent opportunity to learn more about it … Continued