Washington, D.C., Aug. 31 – At RespectAbility’s annual disability summit on Capitol Hill, Jennifer Sheehy spoke about the federal government’s efforts to increase employment participation rates for people with disabilities. Sheehy is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). The Office of Disability Employment Policy is a federal resource for [click to continue...]
Kaity Hagen is profoundly Deaf and is part of the LGBTQIA+ community, identifying as Queer. She wants to reduce the stigma and misperception that people with disabilities cannot work, obtain an education or support a family.