Company Recognized by CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine
PHILADELPHIA, January 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, has once again been named a Top 50 employer for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine.
The 24th National Parents Meet in Jalandhar, Punjab was a potent mix of passion, gritty determination, and celebration. From across India, several hundred family members of people with developmental disabilities came together, along with their sons and daughters, to meet, plan, share, learn, and celebrate the hard-won gains they have made.
Company celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month
SAN FRANCISCO, October 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has committed $1 million over the next four years to Scholarship America to develop and implement a special scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice.
When we as a society think about employment for people with disabilities, we rarely think about self-employment. In fact, in can be difficult for anyone’s family and friends to imagine their family member or friend as an entrepreneur. Yet self-employment can be a wonderful opportunity for people with disabilities.
By Susan Digelman, Director of Public Affairs, AT&T
Last week I had the privilege of joining my close friends at AAPD to celebrate the anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a transformative piece of legislation that’s afforded individuals with disabilities essential civil rights and unprecedented opportunities in the workplace, the classroom and in their own homes and communities.
“A great question refuses to be answered; so it keeps leading us into deeper connections with each other & into deeper thinking.”
– Judith Snow
Change agent, activist and friend Judith Snow once said this, and it immediately captured my imagination at the time. Over the years, it has become a powerful tool of practice for me. A rich set of questions can yield immense wisdom when asked of many people, with a genuine curiosity at the core of the asking.
By: Kendra Ragsdale, Manager of Compliance and Outreach for the Corporate Accessibility Technology Office for AT&T
AT&T is dedicated to connecting people, regardless of technology experience or capability, with their world. That’s why we created Digital You, a resource for parents, seniors, job seekers, and people with disabilities to help them navigate technology with confidence.