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Mental Health in the Workplace The topic of mental health is one that has become more prevalent as the years have gone on. Recently, mental health in the workplace has become a popular discussion among both employers and employees. Mind Share Partners’ 2021 Mental Health at Work Report in partnership with Qualtrics and ServiceNow showed [...]
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Social Activities and Career Prep for Homeschooled Students Without An IEP or 504 Plan Public, private, charter, and home school options all provide different benefits when it comes to a student’s education. Deciding which is right for your child may depend on several different factors. While there are many beneficial aspects to each learning environment, [...]
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A Shift from Autism Awareness to Autism Acceptance National Autism Awareness Month was first held in April 1970 by the Autism Society. It was established with the intent and goal to educate and bring awareness of autism to the public. The Autism Society defines autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which includes Asperger’s Disorder and [...]
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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 [...]
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About one in six children, ages 3 to 17, are diagnosed with a developmental disability, according to the CDC. Varying in signs and symptoms, developmental disabilities are a group of conditions that begin during the developmental stages of an individual’s life and may affect day-to-day functioning throughout their lifetime due to an impairment in the […]

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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 [...]
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Braille Literacy As we honor Braille literacy month, we are taking time to explore the use and versatility of Braille as employU customer turned employU Advocate Representative, Darlene, shares a little bit of her experience with us in the passage below.  Darlene's Braille Writer Learning Braille in my mid-fifties was challenging and liberating. I found [...]
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Vocational Evaluation: The Roadmap to Your Vocational Success As we look forward to 2022 up ahead, it’s the perfect time to start thinking of fresh starts and new beginnings. When it comes to a new career path, Vocational Evaluations can be just the roadmap you need. As Jenn Anken, our Vocational Evaluation Program Director, explains [...]
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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 […]

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Can I Work While Receiving VA Disability Benefits? Honoring those who have served in our military is something we are proud to do at employU. With many military veterans comprising essential roles within our staff, we know the value veterans bring to the workforce. We have seen how ambitious, hard-working, driven, and skilled those who [...]
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