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About Greta Menard

Posts by Greta Menard…
History-Books

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at 30 – A Piece of JAN History

Back in 1983 prior to the ADA’s passage, a national project called JAN had begun that, in its original conceptual framework, would enable employers across the U.S. to share information about the accommodations they were making for people with disabilities in the workplace. JAN has evolved over the years based on the mandates of the times, and yet its core mission over these 36+ years remains the same – increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.… Read more

Madelynn Wellons

Exploring Identity

When I was selected to be the inaugural Dinah Cohen DREAM Fellow at the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) last year, I had no idea what was in store for me. It was an incredible journey—from networking with incredible disability advocates, to attending conferences, to meeting with Members of Congress and their staff on Capitol Hill. … Read more

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The #DisabilityAdvantage

At Disability:IN, we—in coordination with our nationwide network of affiliates—endeavor to empower businesses to tap the talent of people with disabilities during National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), and every month. … Read more

President George H.W. Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.

The ADA: Celebrating 29 Years of Increased Inclusion

This week marks 29 years since the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)—landmark legislation that works to open doors for people with disabilities in all aspects of community life, including employment. We at the Campaign for Disability Employment are proud to help illustrate the importance, and the impact, of the ADA—on July 26 and every day. … Read more