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An Aging Workforce with Disabilities

May 01, 2018

As employers, one of the best things you can do to keep your business thriving and healthy is to hire and retain experienced, hard-working and loyal employees.

As you seek to fill jobs in the years ahead, consider these 10 simple ways to help aging workers with disabilities make a difference for your company.

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2018 Governor’s Awards Nominations

April 26, 2018

The Board of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR), in collaboration with the Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (BSBVI) and Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC), is asking for assistance in gathering nominations for the 2018 Governor's Awards. 

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4 Reasons Why People With Disabilities Are An Untapped Workforce


March 09, 2018

Hiring people with disabilities is more than doing the right thing – it’s a smart business move! Not only will you build a more diverse and robust organization, you’ll be placing an increased emphasis on innovation, efficiency and problem-solving. Ready to learn more?

Here are 4 reasons why people with disabilities are an untapped workforce.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

February 16, 2018

Can you imagine a time when individuals with disabilities didn’t enjoy the same rights and opportunities as everyone else? In reality, it hasn’t been very long.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990. From public accommodations and employment to transportation, telecommunications and more – it’s been empowering people and opening doors (literally and figuratively) ever since.

Let’s take a look at how the Americans with Disabilities Act works.

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A Guide to Making Your Customer Service Disability-Friendly

February 06, 2018

Maybe it’s a waiter who doesn’t quite understand the order. Maybe it’s a phone representative who loses patience easily. Maybe it’s a cashier who refuses to make eye contact or uses a demeaning tone of voice.

No matter what your situation is, your customers with disabilities are simply your customers. Ensuring they have a positive experience today leads to increased business tomorrow. Does this sound good? It really is.

Follow this five-step guide to making sure your customer service is disability-friendly.

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