National Disability Employment Awareness Month

national disability employment awareness month

Let’s make finding, hiring and supporting employees with disabilities part of the everyday work process. In its 71st year, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) helps raise critical awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates America’s workers with disabilities. NDEAM’s history traces back to 1945, when Congress enacted a law declaring the first week in October “National Employ the Physically …

Guidance released on civil rights of students with disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education recently released three new sets of guidance to assist the public in understanding how it interprets and enforces federal civil rights laws protecting the rights of students with disabilities. These guidance documents clarify the rights of students with disabilities, and the responsibilities of educational institutions in ensuring that all students have the opportunity to learn. …