Together, we all have the ability to overcome personal obstacles and build stronger lives for those of us with challenges.

April 18, 2022

Our Ability Podcast: Disability and the Human Experience: Doug Hamlin and Lynne Nicolson | Part 1

In our second episode of disability in the human experience, Doug Hamlin and Lynne Nicolson discuss physical therapy and aging with a disability. Doug Hamlin is an author, former business owner, consultant, and philanthropist. Doug is a quadriplegic from an injury nearly 40 years ago. Lynne is a physiatrist with Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady New York. This is the first of two parts: part one explores the original injury and some of the thoughts towards rehabilitation. In the
April 11, 2022

Our Ability Podcast: Disability and the Human Experience: NY ABLE and Jenna McClosky

Jenna McClosky the outreach coordinator for New York ABLE. Together we discussed the human experience of disability in relation to financial needs, the New York ABLE account and where we’re going in the next five years The NY ABLE Program is a tax-advantaged savings program for individuals with disabilities and their families to save for their current or long-term needs while maintaining their ability to benefit from federal benefits programs such as SSI, SSDI, and Medicaid. Our
March 30, 2022

How school staff talk with youth with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families about transfer of rights, guardianship, and alternatives to guardianship

March 24, 2022

Job Opportunity: Senior Account Manager | Our Ability, Inc.

Department: Sales Exempt: No Supervisor: Our Ability Salary Level: Salary plus Quarterly Bonus Summary Our Ability, New York’s leader in building the business case for employment of people with disabilities, is seeking to add a Senior Account Manager to increase business outreach. Our Ability has two artificial intelligence products in the market for Fortune 1000 companies. These products are designed to assist and enhance recruiting individuals with disabilities into the workforce. If you are a self-starter
February 23, 2022

Job Opportunity: President,CEO | Starbridge

Interested applicants should view the detailed position description on Indeed and apply through Indeed. Summary Serves as a visionary leader for the strategic direction of the agency. Responsible for leading all functions and activities of the organization in accordance with required regulations, established policy, procedures and budgets. Works closely with senior leadership and the Board of Directors to assure programmatic and financial outcomes are achieved and demonstrate substantial impact in advancing Starbridge’s mission. The President/CEO
February 16, 2022

Job Opportunity: Project Manager – Solutions | The Valuable 500

PROJECT MANAGER – SOLUTIONS The Role We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to help implement two of our Iconic Solutions. You will be responsible for the planning, scheduling, coordinating, communicating, and reporting that is critical to achieving our ambitious goals. Disability is our business, and our preferred candidate will have a lived experience with disability. Essential Skills Coordinating internal resources, Iconic partners, additional Valuable 500 member companies, and partners in the disability sector Ensuring