October is Disability Awareness Month

Recognizing 2020 Disability Awareness Month

Posted on October 20, 2020 by Lilia Cabello Drain on KC Employees blog This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law in 1990 by former U.S. President George H. W. Bush. Every October we celebrate the many contributions that people with disabilities make to our community and workforce here…

­ Commitment to people with disabilities and Employment First

This blog was originally posted on Employee News By Richard WilsonDevelopmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division People with disabilities face long standing barriers obtaining competitive employment. Recent pre-COVID-19 data shows the overall jobless rate for people with disabilities at two times that of people without disabilities, and if you experience a developmental disability, the rate…