Navigation Links
Leading Disability Organizations Launch National Campaign for Disability Employment
Date:9/18/2009

Unprecedented 'What Can YOU Do?' Initiative Calls on Employers and Others to Improve the Disability Employment Landscape

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last evening at the U.S. Business Leadership Network's (USBLN) Annual Conference and National Career Fair, several leading disability organizations launched the Campaign for Disability Employment, a new collaborative effort to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Announcement of the nationwide campaign - built around the theme "What Can YOU Do?" - came during the conference's keynote speech by Robert David Hall, actor and disability rights advocate.

Every day, people with disabilities can and do add value to America's workplaces. However, in both good economic times and bad, people with disabilities have far fewer job opportunities than the general population. The Campaign for Disability Employment's goal is to promote the hiring, retention and advancement of people with disabilities and dispel negative stereotypes about disability and employment.

Working to raise awareness and change attitudes, What Can YOU Do? reinforces that people with disabilities want to work and that their talents and abilities positively impact businesses both financially and organizationally. The Campaign offers a range of education and outreach tools, all designed to engage employers, people with disabilities, family and educators, and the general public. These include the community-building Web site, www.whatcanyoudocampaign.org, which offers users the chance to learn about disability employment issues and express their commitment to advancing disability employment. It also allows people with disabilities, including youth, to share their job skills and career interest
'/>"/>

SOURCE Campaign for Disability Employment
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Leading American Healthcare Experts Press Congress to Act Quickly on Health Reform
2. Sono-Tek Announces its Largest Ever Sales of MediCoat Stent Coating Systems to a Leading Global Medical Device Manufacturer
3. Filmmaker John Hughes' Recent Untimely Death is a Call for Better Understanding of Sudden Cardiac Death, the Leading Cause of Natural Death in the U.S.
4. Vestara Announces Agreement with Leading Environmental "Champion for Change" Company Amerinet
5. Leading Pittsburgh Plastic Surgeon Features Extreme Patient Makeover on The Doctors
6. Elseviers leading mental health research now available in 1 place
7. Report Cards for Hospitals May Be Misleading
8. Longevinex(R) Files Lawsuit Against ResveratrolBenefits.com, for False and Misleading Statements
9. Leading Expert Available to Weigh in on Health Care Reform
10. Leading Anti-Aging Prescription RENOVA(R) Continues To Deliver Maximum Results
11. Leading Womens Health Expert Offers Preventive Tips for Healthful Aging
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... PLOS Pathogens , children who live in regions of ... immune response to infection with malaria parasites that may ... and illness and partially control the growth of malaria ... develop future interventions that prevent or mitigate the disease ... 200 million cases of malaria occur worldwide, resulting in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Two recent papers by a University of Colorado ... scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, ... other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey S. Kieft, PhD, ... the School of Medicine and an early career ... colleagues recently published articles in the scholarly journals ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... biology team has created a new technology for ... could travel the body and selectively target cancer ... biological devices that monitor and modify human physiology ... However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to build ... and respond in a customized fashion. , "The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... estimated that as many as 10 million older Americans ... loneliness and isolation. , However, new research a ... older Americans for six years found that Internet ... depression by more than 30 percent. , "That,s a ... University professor of telecommunication, information studies and media who ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 By discovering a new mechanism that ... stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute ... limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex ... of death and primary reason for disability in the ... stroke and lets blood-borne material into the brain, causing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:Internet use can help ward off depression among elderly 2Health News:Study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke 2
... It was reported on the 30th May that one adult and ... Authorities of NHS Lanarkshire issued a statement confirming that there have ... Law, in South Lanarkshire. All of these cases have a link ... NHS announced that as there was no conclusive evidence yet that ...
... are significantly more likely to experience difficulties during childbirth //and ... of the gruesome practice, a new United Nations study has ... evidence of the harmful effects for women and children, calls ... women worldwide., ,The serious complications during childbirth it cites ...
... day after he was admitted in a private hospital here ... leader Pramod Mahajan // , today showed signs of improvement ... definite improvement in his conditon. His oxygen level and blood ... Rahul was admitted yesterday in the wee hours., ,The ...
... has provided succour to a couple by facilitating kidney donation ... produce a marriage certificate as required by the hospital//. ... Bombay Hospital to relax its rules and allow Chandrabhan Rangari ... ,Chandrabhan could not donate an organ to Sushila, ...
... Fertilisers and Steel Ramvilas Paswan announced that central government ... in order to promote and encourage studies and research ... that his ministry would set up four new institutes ... Education and Research (NIPER) in Hajipur in Bihar, Kolkata ...
... and more Indian students in Qatar, especially Doha, are ... secondary examinations//. ,After clearing their Central Board of ... making a beeline for the various distance education programmes ... ,The Indira Gandhi National Open University ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Diagnosis On a Fourth Patient Confirmed To Be E.Coli 2Health News:Indian Students in Qatar Opts For Distance Education 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014  Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated ... patients, today announced initial results from its Phase ... methionine aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2), in patients with Prader-Willi ...  These results showed improvements in body weight, hunger-related ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Mass. , Jan. 14, 2014 HeartWare ... leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies ... today announced that it expects revenues for the fourth ... expected full-year 2013 revenues to approximately $208 million. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... N.J. , Jan. 14, 2014 InformEx, ... and sellers of high-value chemistry, will hold the 30 th ... Miami Beach Convention Center from January 21-24. ... 3,500 attendees from top pharmaceutical, fine chemical and specialty chemical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 2Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 3Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 4HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 2HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 4Media Advisory: InformEx 2014 Events & Speaker Lineup for 30th Edition Conference in Miami Beach 2
Used to establish and maintain nephrostomy drainage following pyeloplasty. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use. CAUTION: Periodic evaluation is advised; stent must not r...
... urinary diversion and drainage. The stylet is ... sheath is left in place to ease ... the access sheath is removed and discarded. ... for external catheter retention. Supplied sterile in ...
... for percutaneous placement of a ... pelvis for nephrostomy drainage in ... sterile in peel-open packages. Intended ... evaluation is advised; catheter must ...
... contains primers, a FAM-labeled probe and an Alexa ... 115 bp region of the 5' UTR. This ... Alexa 532 and Texas Red reporter dyes like ... Reagent* (ASR) program is comprised of a series ...
Medicine Products: