Born with congenital amputee, John Robinson founded Our Ability as a bridge between employment and the individual with a disability. Our goal is to mentor people in a way most meaningful in today’s world. Through speaking, disability sensitivity and
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In 2015, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act. Join Journey Along the Erie Canal this summer as we cycle across New York State and raise awareness in this very special anniversary year.
Cyberbullying and Disability One day after a football game several years ago, I noticed a young man about 20 years old taking a cell phone movie of me while I was walking around the college campus. In that instance, I realized someone was going to use their anonymity and cell phone technology to entertain themselves. […]
By Jen Mohn This is a guest blog entry from Jen Mohn, daughter of Diane Johnson. Jen’s daughter has Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita, and AMC awareness day is June 30, 2015. Please wear blue on June 30 to raise awareness and to support individuals with this condition. Please read the blog entry to get a glance […]
Boston 1/20/15 Apply to Attend Boston Here NYC 1/23/15 – Apply to Attend NYC Here LA 1/23/15 – Apply to Attend LA Here Atlanta 1/14/15 Apply to Attend Atlanta Here Chicago 1/22/15 Apply to Attend Chicago Here Attention Job Seekers – PwC – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP – is re branding its Disability Mentoring Day program, and […]
PHILADELPHIA — Comcast Corp.’s blind TV executive Tom Wlodkowski says the company’s “talking TV guide” for the visually impaired will go live on the nation’s largest cable-TV system by Dec. 1. The talking guide, still in its beta phase, can be accessed by Xfinity subscribers on the company’s X1 set-top boxes. There are 5 million […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2014 White House Honors Disability Employment “Champions of Change” WASHINGTON, DC – On October 14, 2014 at 1:30 PM, the White House will honor local “Champions of Change” who are doing extraordinary work to create employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. These Champions have distinguished themselves by making workplaces more […]