Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

What If Something Should Happen To You: Are You And Your Family Prepared?

Posted by Emily Jensen on July 9, 2015 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Are you a parent of a child with, "Special Needs"?  Have you given any thought to who will care for your child in the event that you become unable to care for them or you pass away unexpectedly, but you still want to make sure that your child will be taken care of in his or her best interest with your wishes in mind as to how that process happens?  In the link below, you will find a book that will help you through this process, so that you can rest assured that your child will be ta...

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Post Graduation/Summer Employment Opportunities

Posted by Emily Jensen on June 5, 2014 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (1)

June is the time for school to be letting out, people to be going on vacation, getting ready for college, or maybe even a job of some sort.  Depending on a person's diagnosis and potential employers lack of knowledge about the dignosis and disability rights and laws, this can be a physically exhausting, and emotionally draining experience.  Depending on a person's background and training, and the lack of jobs available due to the struggling economy along with other contributing fact...

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Employment Discrimination

Posted by Ask Emily on March 22, 2014 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Most if not all of us know that discriminating against a person with a disability in the workplace is not only wrong, but it is also illegal.  Unfortunately, more and more employers around the world are getting away with it day after day, after day.  Not only is this happening to every day civilian's with disabilities, but sadly it is also happening to our military veterans who have come home from wars with permanent physical injuries or mental health challenges that may take months...

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Employment For People With, "Special Needs"

Posted by Ask Emily on March 18, 2014 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

This topic is something that some people may feel is not talked about enough.  In today's economy, people are not only having trouble finding jobs, but people are losing jobs for a variety of reasons.  Most employers know, that it is against the law to discriminate against people for any reason, one of which is, "special needs".  When companies start to struggle for one reason or another, they might try just down sizing instead of closing down completely.  When companies d...

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