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You may think that getting back to work is not an option if you are receiving disability benefits.  However, employU can connect you to a variety of resources and services to assist you in achieving your career goals while maintaining your benefits in the meantime. Best of all, these services are at no cost to […]

Giving Tuesday (or #GivingTuesday) is a movement around celebrating your generosity that has spread across the globe. There is power in giving and it’s something that should be commemorated! Every act of generosity, no matter how seemingly small, can make a positive impact. And those impacts mean YOU have the power to change the local […]

August 31, 2020

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by: marketing

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Tags: client story, disability employment

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Categories: Newsletter Articles

Shawanna is a client that comes from difficult circumstances without much support. She has a deep passion for animals, is fantastic with dogs, and has worked as a regular volunteer with the Humane Society.    Through another employment agency, Shawanna worked a job in retail but longed to work with animals.  After coming to employU […]

High school students Sundance and Chancy have been working hard during their first on-the-job training at Arnold’s Wildlife. While their main duties are to assist with feeding the animals, they sometimes help refuge staff, including a former employU client who completed her own on-the-job training at Arnold’s during her senior year of high school and [...]

March 14, 2021

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by: marketing

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Tags: client story, disability employment, ojt

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Categories: Newsletter Articles

As the first youth client in Palm Beach County, Samantha participated in employU’s Thanksgiving Career Camp. After enjoying all of the Career Camp activities, she quickly requested to take part in employU’s Winter Camp the very next month. She also expressed that she would like to own her own pet store one day. Although she […]

Sometimes determination can be a superpower all on its own. That is certainly the case with employU client, Chase. Chase has a passion for movies and it’s no surprise. A love for the silver screen runs in the family. Chase’s grandfather was even a projectionist at a movie theater. Although Chase is a true movie […]

Ramps, elevators, Braille; these are all accommodations that come to mind when talking about accessibility. But, in today’s high-tech world, accessibility extends far beyond the accommodations listed above. Now that so many things are done virtually, accessibility on the web is incredibly important.  According to the Web Accessibility Initiative, “web accessibility means that websites, tools, […]

What Is National Deaf History Month March 13th begins National Deaf History Month, which runs through April 15th.  Celebrating the contributions and accomplishments of the deaf and hard of hearing community, National Deaf History Month recognizes three key events that impacted the community. The three significant dates are;  April 15, 1817  On April 15, 1817 [...]

July 1, 2022

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Tags: disability pride month, resources

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Categories: Newsletter Articles

What Is Disability Pride Month? Disability Pride Month has been celebrated every July since former President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities, into law in 1990. That year, the first Disability Pride Day was celebrated in Boston. From then on, July has been named [...]
What is Adaptive Clothing and Where to Buy It As we’ve seen throughout the years, there are many benefits to raising awareness around the disability community. This education and knowledge has allowed for communities to come together to create solutions that benefit and improve the quality of day-to-day living for many. An increase in the [...]