"America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion"Easterseals Colorado is proud to support National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Held each October, NDEAM aims to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. The theme for NDEAM 2021, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” reflects the importance of ensuring that … Continue reading October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)
October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Easterseals Colorado is busting some of the widely held myths that not only preclude people with disabilities from pursuing gainful employment, but also prevent companies from seeking their talents.While we’re bringing attention to this important issue in October, we know how important it is to recognize people … Continue reading Busting Myths About Workers with Disabilities
Did you know? Last year, 31% of people with disabilities were employed part-time, compared to 17% of people with no disabilities. (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Employment opportunities for people with disabilities have improved over the years, but research still shows that youth with disabilities are less likely than youth without disabilities to graduate from high … Continue reading Importance of job training for youth with disabilities
Written by Krasimir Koev, Vice President of Programs at Easterseals Colorado While most Coloradans will agree that it has been a long, cold and snowy winter, here at Easterseals Colorado we know summer is here when we started all of our summer programs!Weather is finally warming up and both our residential camp, Rocky Mountain Village … Continue reading Summer at Easterseals Colorado is here!