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Accessibility, Advocacy, General awareness

It makes good business sense to be accessible

via TennesseeWorks In this blog for British nonprofit Scope, children’s author and actress Cerrie Burnell discusses why it makes good business sense to be accessible, and the importance of representation of people with disabilities in the media. This is about us getting... Continue Reading 

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Advocacy

Legislation Update from the Council on Developmental Disabilities

Executive order allows insurance without ACA protections; plus, TN policy updates that impact people with disabilities. The President recently signed an Executive Order allowing “association health plans” for small businesses and individuals to purchase that do not have to comply with Affordable Care... Continue Reading 

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Advocacy, Employment, General awareness

What does workplace inclusion look like?

National Disability Employment Awareness Month “Americans of all abilities must have access to good, safe jobs,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. “Smart employers know that including different perspectives in problem-solving situations leads to better solutions. Hiring employees with diverse abilities... Continue Reading 

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