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Working at Household International Was Amazing

Working at Household International Was Amazing

Last time I talked about how I received a job at Household International. Today I want to tell you what the job did for me. Let’s face it. Working is usually boring and you usually hate it, but I loved it. I don’t mean that it was the perfect job. Yes, there were some...

John Zwadlo: What Does Disability Awareness Mean to Me?

John Zwadlo: What Does Disability Awareness Mean to Me?

Our first person, who wrote explaining what disability awareness means to them, is John Zwadlo. He is from Illinois. I met his parents at college. He wrote: My name is John. I have CP. I am disabled but it is not more important word than my name. We can work and play...

What is National Disability Employment Awareness Month?

What is National Disability Employment Awareness Month?

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. What is this? This is to make sure that companies hire people who have disabilities. People aren’t being hired as a result of companies being scared. This is because they have a lot of misconceptions. 3...

A Complete and Easy Guide to Learn About CP

A Complete and Easy Guide to Learn About CP

Today we are going to be talking about Cerebral Palsy (CP) in depth. I thought it is really important to understand what it is and the history of it. I hope that this post will be a guide about Cerebral Palsy that everyone can share with others. Every year there are...

USEFUL LINKS

General Information About CP

United Cerebral Palsy has a site that is filled with useful information about CP. They explain the different types of Cerebral Palsy. They can help you to find assistance if you need it. I say this site is the main place to learn what CP is all about. 

Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder marking muscle coordination. In most cases, cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage that develops while the baby is still in utero or during or shortly after birth. Comprehensive information about cerebral palsy and most common types can be found at Cerebral Palsy Guidance.

Cerebral Palsy Group is a robust site that provides “high quality, medically-reviewed data” on everything related to CP, as well as financial and legal help, treatment and therapy resources. There is a number to speak with a case worker as well.

 

Disability & Employment

Dreamscape Foundation is an organization that helps people with disabilities to find jobs. They also help people with rare disabilities have a better life.

Monster.com offers tips on how to get a job if you are a person with disability. 

Disabled World offers information on equal employment opportunity and disability, as well as links to resources from other worldwide employment organizations and agencies, including websites for persons with disability looking for work, disability job vacancies, and jobs working from home. 

Chris Lenart, Founder of Disability Awareness, speaks to students, youth groups, conference audiences, faith-based institutions and the workplace to promote disability awareness.

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