Washington, D.C., May 22 – “For every dollar spent, 10 cents should be put towards employing people with disabilities,” National Council on Disability Chairman Neil Romano advised RespectAbility’s National Leadership Fellows about disability inclusion. This advice came from Romano’s many years as an advocate for people with disabilities, ranging from starting his own public relations [click to continue...]
Even as the rest of the disability community experienced job gains in 2017, African Americans with disabilities are being left behind in the workforce. Out of the 50 states, African Americans with disabilities only saw job gains in 22 states while they lost jobs in 28 states. Texans with disabilities experience the biggest jobs gains [click to continue...]
Rockville, Maryland, Feb. 28 – When Quasimodo, nicknamed “Quasi the great,” a German Shepherd, was discovered as a stray in Kentucky, he was scheduled to be euthanized because he has short spine syndrome. Fortunately a family decided to give him a second-hand home. He is described as a dog who does normal dog things but [click to continue...]
Justin Tapp is the Disability Studies Student Organization’s treasurer at the University of Toledo. He will graduate in May of 2019 with his bachelor’s degree in Disability Studies and Political Science. He was born with two congenital diseases: klippel-feil syndrome and scoliosis.