Mingus is a funny, compassionate, and driven Minneapolis resident. He worked at Lunds for over 10 years while earning his Associate’s Degree of Liberal Arts but knew he wanted to give more back to his community. 464 more words
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A program developed by ADRS-Supported Employment and the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) is preparing adults with significant disabilities for competitive employment.
The GATE (gaining access to employment) Program is for individuals who have previously worked in sheltered workshops. 330 more words
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or #NDEAM, as you may have seen trending on social media platforms. October 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of this campaign, which raises critical awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates America’s workers with disabilities. 851 more words
Last Sunday, I posted Part 1 of “(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Sheltered Workshops”. In it, we discussed why good people end up running bad services, how sub-minimum wage works, the problems with the sheltered workshop business model and how the National Council on Disability got involved in this issue. 5,795 more words