October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The concept of NDEAM was created to raise awareness of the systemic challenges that people with disabilities face in gaining employment. The belief that people with disabilities are somehow less than, unworthy, and/or a burden on society is unfortunately a prominent one. Society’s attitudes about people with disabilities make awareness months, such as NDEAM, overtly necessary.
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Written for The Alycia Anderson Company by Marsten Anderson In the Modern World Destinations around the globe are becoming ever more accessible and the need for traveling by air for many has increased in frequency and necessity. Making your way through airports, security checkpoints, terminals, to your gates and eventually on to the plane can … read more… Challenges of Navigating Airline Travel in a Wheelchair
In today’s rapidly evolving world, the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) cannot be overstated. As we strive for a more inclusive society, where everyone has opportunities to find their version of success, contentment, and purpose in life, it is crucial to recognize, acknowledge and address the unique challenges faced by individuals living with … read more… Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through Raising Disability Awareness
In celebration of the 11th Global Accessibility Awareness Day. One cannot help but to ponder, what does accessibility really mean? Why should we be aware of it, and how should we celebrate our awareness of it? The organizers who marked the official celebration of this day have intended it to focus on the “digital access … read more… Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022