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Mental Health at Work

Body:    blog-20170518-mentalhealth.jpg   As a person with bipolar disorder, mental illness feels like a balancing act. In order to stay healthy, I have to be sure to take my meds, get enough sleep, and [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: ODEP News|Comments Off on Mental Health at Work

All About Skills: Tapping the Power of Neurodiversity

Body:  blog-20170426-brain.jpg   Neurodiversity. It’s a term that’s increasingly familiar to those in the workforce diversity and inclusion sphere, and for good reason. It’s about the strategic integration of people with neurological disabilities into all [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: ODEP News|Comments Off on All About Skills: Tapping the Power of Neurodiversity

A Dispatch from the Front Lines of Innovation

Body: Last week, I had a rendezvous with innovation. I paid my first visit to the International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference — commonly known as “CSUN” in honor of its sponsor, California State University, [...]

By | April 15th, 2017|Categories: ODEP News|Comments Off on A Dispatch from the Front Lines of Innovation

Let's Get to Work!

Body: In October, I attended the annual U.S. Conference on AIDS, the largest HIV/AIDS-related gathering in the nation. Now in its eighteenth year, the goal of this conference has remained steadfast since the start: to increase [...]

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Laying the Path for Career Success

Body: Planning for life after high school can be both exciting and overwhelming. Should you get a job? Register for training? Go to college? For youth with disabilities, there may be additional things to consider, such [...]

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Why I Wrote the Americans with Disabilities Act

Body: Editor's Note: This has been cross-posted from the Washington Post online. You can view the original here. In January 1987, I sat down at a word processor in my small office at the National Council [...]

By | April 15th, 2017|Categories: ODEP News|Comments Off on Why I Wrote the Americans with Disabilities Act