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5 Things Business Owners Should Know About Employees with Service Animals

September 21, 2017

FACT: There are only two questions business owners are legally allowed to ask service-animal handlers—is the service animal required because of a disability and what work or task has the animal been trained to perform.

Here are five other guidelines for business owners to keep in mind when an employee has a service animal in the office.

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10 Etiquette Tips for Interacting with People with Disabilities

August 17, 2017

There are several dos and don’ts when it comes to interacting with others—remember your “pleases” and “thank-yous” and never talk while you’re chewing. But what about when it comes to interacting with people with disabilities?

Here are 10 key etiquette tips for doing it the right way.

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Five Free Evaluations Provided to Job-Seekers with Disabilities

June 12, 2017

Breaking into the career world can be a daunting task that sometimes feels like a job in and of itself. Finding a fulfilling career path requires taking an introspective first step. What are your interests and strongest skills?  Where do you want to see yourself in five years?

Ability for Hire offers various assessments to assist individuals with disabilities in answering these questions.

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From Ramps to Readability: Making Your Business ADA-Friendly

May 22, 2017

Do you run a business or have plans to open up a new location soon? Perhaps, future renovations in the works? Then you should be aware of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The act was established in 1991 and updated in 2010 and outlines in great detail what steps businesses need to take to provide accessibility for people with disabilities.

Since more than 50 million Americans experience some form of disability, it’s important for businesses to take the necessary steps to ensure accessibility.

Keep reading to get the rundown on what business accessibility entails under the ADA.

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