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September 10, 2013

Marketing to People with Disabilities: It’s Good Business

Mark Hogan and I have known each other for the past 12 years. We have become friends, through our wives friendship. Recently, we’ve had the opportunity to share marketing stories with one another. Over coffee this morning, I mentioned this wonderful video produced by Guinness. Mark has a very well-written blog. He takes a look at businesses with an interesting marketing platform then goes in-depth about their successes and failures. I have enjoyed reading his
April 29, 2014

Shocking Photo by Shaq – No One Cares. Everyone Watching Donald Sterling

America wake up! While Donald Sterling’s comments were idiotic, hurtful, and certainly newsworthy, did you see what Shaquille O’Neal posted about Jahmel Binion? If we are going to be outraged about racism shouldn’t we also be outraged at discrimination against individuals with disabilities? You can’t turn on the television, radio or the internet right now and not know what Sterling said. He doesn’t want his girlfriend hanging out with his African-American employees – members of
January 6, 2015

Guest Blog on Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

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 into AMC and the challenges individuals with AMC Face. In her 4 years with her daughter, Jen and her family
March 11, 2015

Highlighting people with disabilities: The Super Bowl and Changing the Face of Beauty

By Julie M. Gerhart-Rothholz (@jmgerhart) Each year, the Super Bowl is watched as much for its commercials as for the football game. I wonder how a company makes a decision to spend millions for 30 seconds, so I watch the game, but I watch the commercials more closely. This year, I was pleasantly surprised to see that three, yes three, Super Bowl commercials featured individuals with disabilities, and it made me wonder, is 2015 the
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