Introducing my new book on employment of persons with disabilities from the employer’s perspective. We explore and highlight stories and quotes from over 30 corporations all over the world. The book also provides step by step guidance for employers to successfully hire and retain persons with disabilities in their workforce.
This past June, Stacey Dusing, Ph.D, PT, PCS, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Va-LEND faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University was among three distinguished individuals from the United States invited to participate in a workshop to develop an International Early Intervention Research Collaborative. The workshop was held just prior to the 2016 International Conference in Stockholm on Cerebral Palsy (CP)
An interdisciplinary training program at Virginia Commonwealth University that prepares professionals for leadership and advocacy roles in the field of childhood disabilities has been awarded a $3.1 million federal grant.
Battelle has developed a breakthrough technology that empowers paralyzed patients to regain conscious control of their fingers, hands, wrists and arms. Their technology bypasses damaged areas of the nervous system so the brain can communicate directly with the muscles.
The U.S. Department of Justice has launched a new Accessible Technology section for ADA.gov, its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Web site, to further assist covered entities and people with disabilities to understand how the ADA applies to certain technologies, such as Web sites, electronic book readers, online courses, and point-of-sale devices.