The state of disability employment: collaboration, change and solutions amid Covid-19

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an initiative of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). This year marks not only the 75th observance of NDEAM, but also the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The widespread, existing issue of underemployment for people with disabilities has been exacerbated by the turmoil of Covid-19, but many advocates and government administrators see opportunities in a time…

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an initiative of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). This year marks not only the 75th observance of NDEAM, but also the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The widespread, existing issue of underemployment for people with disabilities has been exacerbated by the turmoil of Covid-19, but many advocates and government administrators see opportunities in a time…

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