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August 27, 2015

Sodexo Blog: Focusing on Abilities Unites Coworkers with and without Disabilities

  Focusing on Abilities Unites Coworkers with and without Disabilities By Trish Freshwater, Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition -Sodexo   During the school year, I often will stop at a grocery store after my kids’ morning drop off to pick up odds and ends that run out in between shopping trips. There are two stores on my journey, but I always pick the one closest to my children’s school. My choice is not just for the
September 11, 2015

Doug Hamlin Letter to the Post Standard

To the Editor: At Our Ability, Inc. we have been paying close attention to the discussion about paving the Erie Canal Trail in DeWitt and are eager to express our strong support for the project. Every summer, John Robinson and I lead the “Journey Along the Erie Canal” to raise funds and raise awareness for the abilities within everyone. The Journey is an adaptive bicycle ride covering the entire length of the Trail, 400 miles,
November 10, 2015

Veterans Day Thoughts…Remember Those Who Serve

by John Robinson Three years ago I had the opportunity to speak at Fort Bragg. I was invited by Lieut. Gen. John F Mulholland of the Special Forces – 3rd group. It was an amazing honor to be able to meet so many wonderful individuals serving our country. It was an interesting experience. I had trouble traveling; herniated two of my discs in my lower back getting off the airplane (it took me the better part
November 16, 2015

Financial Post Canada: Disclosure

Making the decision to disclose and discuss disabilities in the workplace As companies continue to implement and promote diversity efforts within their recruitment strategies, accommodating employees with disabilities remains an important focus. About four million working-age Canadians identified themselves as disabled in 2012. While it could be obvious if a candidate is in a wheelchair, or visually impaired many people live with invisible disabilities as well. Attention…