healthcare is actually poised to become one of the most innovative fields because of its considerable capacity for growth and change, and young job seekers looking to make an impact in a transforming field need look no further.

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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 ...

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: ...

The Arc—"an advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities," as described by Susan Klingel, its executive director—serves more than 300 Alabama people by providing employment and through a residential program with more than 30 year-'round residents.

And it's just one of 29 agencies served through this year's United Way Holiday Wishes program nationwide.

For many of the Arc ...

In her column, Janet Fiore from RecruitDisability.org will answer reader questions about the issues they face finding employment. If you have a question, please submit it to: expertadvice@careercast.com

Question:

I am an Employment Counselor with the NYS Department of Labor. One of my clients has a visible learning disability and I am finding it very difficult to find employers for ...

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