More than 3.5 million Americans are on the autism spectrum. Helping them find the right employment should be a priority for recruiters.

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The Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, formed in September 2014 to map out solutions under the Rehabilitation Act of 2014, released the findings from its two-year study recently.

Increasing competitive job opportunities for candidates with disabilities, extending the availability and use of technology that aids employees with disabilities, and improved oversight of hiring and ...

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs published on Dec. 9, 2011, a notice of proposed rule-making for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

These revisions are expected to take effect early in 2013. The proposed regulations are designed to help increase employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities with a national target of 7 ...

Tech companies create products with the consumer in mind, tasking a new smartphone, tablet, operating system or app, with a specific market demand.

A number of companies, as well as individual entrepreneurs, focus on people living with disabilities. They create adaptive devices to help improve their customers' lives. Known as assistive technology, these gadgets include anything that helps a person ...

New efforts to raise job market awareness for those with disabilities struggling to find employment is coming at a critical time.

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) recently launched a new public service announcement on more than 1,400 television stations entitled “Because.” The ads are "intended to replace myths and misperceptions about disability employment with new views of what ...

Like most parents with a child with a disability, we share the same wish: to live just one day longer than our child.

What happens after we are gone? Can we ever earn and save enough to provide our child a fulfilling life of health and safety?

Our son, Austin, now 26, has autism. He began speaking at age 10 ...

One of the best experiences of my life was watching Jamie Smith, a young man with autism, leave his routine in Chicago, travel to the Special Olympics World Games in the chaotic Chinese city of Shanghai -- and succeed.

Jamie's success -- managing in a foreign country and bringing home a silver medal -- was the result of one thing: ...

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