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, March 12, 2018
Noelle Borchardt works as an intern at the Arc of Massachusetts Transition Conference

Author: Scott Borchardt, Parent and PwC Tax Partner
Our daughter, Noelle, is on the cusp of adulthood. She’s an engaging 21-year-old with Down Syndrome, who is excited about what the future holds. We’ve helped her develop a vision of the life she wants to lead and employment is an important part of it. Why? A job will provide structure, purpose, and fulfillment to her life. It will help define her identity, influencing how she sees herself in the community and how the community sees her. How will this happen? Through the opportunities that employment provides for relationships, achievement and community inclusion.

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.