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How Merging the U.S. Departments of Education and Labor Could Affect People With Disabilities

by Lauren Appelbaum via The Mighty There are six million students with disabilities in America’s public schools and more than 20 million working-age adults with disabilities in the U.S who are eager to be employed. Read how this merger might effect those individuals... Continue Reading 

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Employment

Tennesseans with disabilities prepare for future employment

via Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Everybody knows interviewing for a new job can be nerve-racking! That’s why this week DIDD’s Middle Tennessee Regional Office partnering with Community Options, Inc hosted an employment interview fair. The event was created to give... Continue Reading 

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Employment

How hiring people with disabilities boosts your bottom line

by Sean T. Casey at Atlanta Business Chronicle Numerous studies have demonstrated that workers with disabilities profess greater employer loyalty, a much-desired but increasingly uncommon trait among the emerging workforce. Equally uncommon is the employee willing to make a long term commitment on... Continue Reading 

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