NPR Series on Abuse of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
National Public Radio is featuring a series based on a yearlong investigation which finds that there's little recognition of a group of Americans that is one of the most at risk for sexual assault: adults with intellectual disabilities. The series starts on Monday, January 8th and runs through Thursday, January 18th, and includes multi-format reporting, visual and audio.
Click here for the special series.
CDE and EARN to Host January 17 Twitter Chat on Disability-Inclusive Culture
Workplace disability inclusion is about more than hiring; it's about facilitating a disability-inclusive culture across an organization's employment lifecycle, from application to onboarding to advancement. On January 17, at 1:00 p.m. ET, the Campaign for Disability Employment will host a Twitter chat with featured guest the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion to discuss “Inclusion@Work,” EARN's employer policy framework outlining seven core components of a disability-inclusive workplace. Don't miss this opportunity to engage, learn, and share how these components can be put into practice by businesses both large and small. Join using the hashtag #CDEInclusion.
Support and self-advocacy groups are one way for individuals and families to stay connected to each other. ASERT provides and interactive map to help you locate an active group in your region. Recently, over 25 new groups were added to the interactive map. Read more.