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Taryn M. Williams

ADA@34: Looking at Access Through a Wider Lens

The ADA has spurred significant progress across America, especially when it comes to accessibility of the built environment. When it comes to the workplace, however, progress has been slower and a gap in employment persists between people with disabilities and those without. As is often said, employment is the unfinished business of the ADA.… Read more

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Thank Your Mentor

During National Mentoring Month each January, we honor mentors who positively influence the lives of young people as they navigate their transition into adulthood and their workplaces. … Read more

Rehabilitation Act 50th Anniversary Graphic - Advancing Access and Equity -- Then, Now and Next

Examining 50 Years of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973- Advancing Access and Equity for Individuals with Disabilities

Each October, we commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) where we celebrate and recognize how workers with disabilities contribute to and advance our economy. This year, we also mark the 50th anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehab Act), the first federal law to address civil rights and equal employment opportunity for people with disabilities.… Read more