July marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, one of the great civil rights accomplishments in our nation’s history. Signed into law by President George H. W. Bush in 1990, the ADA prohibits workplace discrimination against people with disabilities, and makes sure that an...
High school football coach K. Bella, who is deaf, just discovered a way to communicate with his players through a new technology that brings a live sign language interpreter to his television screen. Bella’s players, whether on the phone or elsewhere, can listen to the interpreter voicing out Bell...
[caption id="attachment_3838" align="alignright" width="224"] Lauren Henderson and her service dog, Phoebe, in Los Angeles. Henderson says she's seeing more dogs in vests that don't appear to be legitimate service dogs.[/caption] Lauren Henderson, an actor who lives in Malibu, takes her service dog...
Did you know that the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) founded Guide Dogs of America? Guide Dogs of America is committed to the mission of training guide dogs and providing instruction in their use at no charge to blind and visually impaired Americans. This all...
While employers across the country are taking measures to address obesity in the workplace, much work remains to be done, and businesses need additional tools and resources, especially among small and mid-size organizations. These findings were reported following a survey of more than 500 businesses...
Did you know that the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) founded Guide Dogs of America? Guide Dogs of America is committed to the mission of training guide dogs and providing instruction in their use at no charge to blind and visually impaired Americans. This all...