In LEAD Center's new blog, Marlene Ulisky, Financial Empowerment & Disability Benefits Manager at National Disability Institute, talks about how the military engrains many skills that are transferable to civilian jobs and how hiring a veteran can be beneficial for businesses.
In LEAD's newest blog, Lou Orslene, Co-Director of the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), talks about Mobile Accommodation Solution (MAS). MAS is a new mobile workplace accommodation case management app to help U.S. businesses create inclusive workplaces for employees with disabilities.
The September 2017 issue of the LEAD On! Newsletter features stories on LEAD Center's top 10 accomplishments in year five, the Oregon Guided Group Discovery Project, Section 188 and AJC certification, how ABLE accounts give people with disabilities the power to save, and more.
The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) shares information on their national effort aimed at shaping attitudes and improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities, and how their work intersects with October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).
Read the LEAD Center's latest brief: “The ABLE Act and Employment: Strategies for Maximizing the Effectiveness of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act as a Tool for Financial Stability and Employment Outcomes of People with Disabilities.”