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Disability Inclusion and The Workplace

Work Without Limits blogs feature staff and guest bloggers highlighting varying perspectives of disability inclusion in the workplace.

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Published Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Woman in foreground and background teaching about benefits counseling

Author: Brian Forsythe, CWIC, Work Without Limits Benefits Counseling
In 2000 and as part of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act, the U.S. Social Security Administration awarded a number of benefits planning grants to community providers throughout the country. These grants, now referred to as Work Incentive Planning and Assistance (WIPA) grants, aimed to assist recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to better understand the myriad of work rules and reporting requirements regarding these public benefit programs.

Published Monday, February 26, 2018
Close up of $100 dollar bills

Author: Ray Grand, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and CEO of Ray Grand Apparel
When people think about making money, they usually think of getting a job, which is a good way to go - stability. However, what about entrepreneurship? It may be a harder path to take because it involves spending time researching markets, understanding certain processes in business, accessing capital, and networking with the right people in your industry. The list goes on.

Published Monday, February 19, 2018

Author: Cheryl Cumings, Founder/Board President/Acting Director, Our Space Our Place
As we celebrate Black History month, it is important that we acknowledge the many connections between the civil rights movement and the disability rights movement. Similar to African-Americans, persons with disabilities have fought for full participation and inclusion in society. Though great leaders have charted the course of both movements, it was the collective impact of ordinary people deciding to get involved that contributed to making life better for everyone.

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