We all know that the CSRA needs qualified workers to make our economy stronger. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and Goodwill encourages the public and private sectors to strengthen their work forces by hiring qualified people with disabilities
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced an award of a $950,000 grant to the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America in Arlington, Va., to establish the Office of Disability Employment Policy's Accessible Technology Action Center, a national resource that will facilitate and promote the use of accessible technology in the hiring, employment, retention and career advancement of individuals with disabilities.
The workforce board that serves Tippecanoe and nearby counties is hoping its ability to serve clients with disabilities will improve as a result of a new state grant.The U.S. Department of Labor announced this week that Indiana received a $2.28 million grant to improve training and employment for adults with disabilities through its WorkOne centers. Seven other states also received grants.
Professor Lee Sang-mook has been heading a government-funded project to improve the quality of life of disabled people through technology for over two years.
The project called Quality of Life Technology, or QoLT, falls in line with Lee’s belief that the advancements in the field of information technology are the biggest blessing for the physically challenged.
The Milwaukee Public Theater is looking for performing artists with disabilities to develop a series of free performances during October, which is Tap the Potential Disability Awareness month. Tap the Potential is designed to fight stereotypes about disabilities through performances and artwork by artists with disabilities.
WHITEWATER — October has been named Art and Humanities Month and Disability Awareness Month. Studio 84 brings the two together in a unique art exhibit called “UnCommon Differences: A Celebration of Abilities.” It will run from Oct. 1-26. A special public opening reception will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2.