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 Monday, January 8, 2018
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Author: Paola Almonte, State Street Summer 2017 Intern

While at State Street, I learned a lot about myself and my strengths and weaknesses, as well as what it’s like to work in an office. I also learned many skills working on a Windows computer, since I’m a Mac user. I hope the skills I learned at State Street will help me this fall in 12th grade at Boston Arts Academy and in the future at college and in my career.

Published Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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Author: Nicole Henry, Project Assistant, Work Without Limits

The beginning of the year is an extremely popular time for focusing on health and wellness. Many of us are making new year’s resolutions that include better diets and more exercise. Likewise, many companies kick off a new calendar year with fun challenges and competitions that promote healthy lifestyles among their workforce's. When planning your company’s Health and Wellness program, you will want to make sure that you are being truly inclusive of all your employees. It may be easier than you think to accommodate and include your employees with disabilities in wellness programs and other related activities. Here are some steps you can take to ensure the wellness program your company is planning is accessible for all.

Published Monday, December 18, 2017
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Author: Bonnie Rivers, Director of Employer Relations, Work Without Limits

Starting a new job is both stressful and exciting, but I was fortunate to experience more of the latter when joining the Work Without Limits (WWL) team in October of 2017. Because I was part of the WWL business network as an Employer Sponsor and member of the MABLN, I had the privilege of already knowing several of my soon to be teammates. I arrived day one polished and shiny and as any good boss does, I had quite an entry plan ready and waiting for me!