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Resource: Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

JAN (Job Accommodation Network) answers questions about workplace disability accommodations, or questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Wonder if your job can make a reasonable accommodation for your disability? 231 more words

Each Mind Matters

The Heavenly Wedding

The Heavenly Wedding

By now I’m sure you can guess what’s going to happen in this children’s legend.

Once upon a time there was a peasant boy who heard the preacher say that whosoever wanted to get into heaven must always go straight on. 864 more words

Fiction

Colleges Obliged To Consider Students' Mental Health

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – In 2012, a freshman at Princeton University made what he described as an impulsive suicide attempt by taking 20 prescription antidepressants, then immediately walked to the student health center for help. 171 more words

Watch + Listen

The Note; a short play

The note; A short play

By Brandon Thigpen, Josh Titherington, Kyle Reeves, and Will Mackee

Characters

Brock, the son

Josh, the father

Allen, the grandfather… 1,148 more words

07-05-14 The Shame of Mental Illness? (Rerun)

Do you, or someone you know, experience any shame about your mental/learning disability at school or work?  Unfortunately, the shame and embarrassment about any form of disability can be found in most ethnic groups. 121 more words

Smart Schools Play Dumb About Mental Health

It’s a few month after the fact, but I just read Newsweek’s February 11 article “How Colleges Flunk Mental Health.”

I guess having been discriminated against by my former employer of 17 years, I shouldn’t be surprised to hear that many private colleges are sweeping ADA protections under the rug and actually penalizing students who ask for help with their mental disabilities. 995 more words

Musings

Becoming A Productive Student and Employee (Rerun)

Can a person with mental disabilities and emotional challenges achieve peak performance and develop as a transformational leader? There are too many people, including Veterans, assuming that they are unable to succeed at school and work because of their state of mind. 124 more words