In most communities in the world, there is an established sign language just as there is an established spoken language. So when a person is born deaf or becomes deaf, there is an established sign language there for the learning. However, when deafness occurs in a very small, isolated village where there is no established sign language, they do what humans do–improvise–and a new language is …Read More »
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Since 1974, Computer Technologies Program has provided over one million hours of training and support for thousands of people with disabilities taking steps toward their career goals. We work hand-in-hand with the Department of Rehabilitation so there is no cost for our program’s participants and they have access to a wide range of support services.
GettingHired.com is holding an accessible online job fair on April 23. The Expo enables you to directly connect with employers who are actively looking to expand and/or diversify their workforce to include people with disabilities. Here’s the link for more information and to sign up.Read More »
Even though the most recent numbers released by the U.S. Department of Labor show the unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities has risen slightly, it’s not like it seems at first glance. Actually, there was an increase of people hired last month, which would have led to lower unemployment except for the fact that even more people than that started actively …Read More »
If you tend to think you’ll never be able to afford to own a home or that you couldn’t find a home that meets your accessibility needs, this free seminar is for you. Come learn how to find an accessible home AND be able to afford it. This accessible home ownership seminar will be presented by two experts in their respective fields: …Read More »
There are two pieces of legislation being considered in Congress that stand to make a significant difference in the lives of millions of people with disabilities. One piece of legislation, just introduced, would make changes to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. In order to understand the proposed changes, let’s first take a look at the current SSI program. SSI is a federal government …Read More »