Silicon Valley has served as a beacon of technological innovation for decades. In the area of diversity, however, they have historically struggled. Making an effort to include individuals with disabilities at all levels of a company has the potential to drive business strategy further into the future, and create a society that is more cognizant and appreciative of one another’s differences. Continue Reading 3 Ways Inclusion Drives Technology Strategy
Medical marijuana is legal in 30 states, including Ohio. The constituents and lawmakers of these states have seen the light. They’ve read the facts, seen results, or experienced the effects of the beneficial drug to legalize it. Now how do we convince the rest of the country to follow suit so all persons who have a medical need can have… Continue Reading The Need for Medical Marijuana Nationwide
In pondering the many things we have to be thankful for this year, here are seven people, living and dead, who enriched our understanding of people with disabilities and made the world a better place. Some you know. Some you don’t. Continue Reading Happy Thanksgiving- Celebrating the Contributions of Seven Individuals With Disabilities
I am a disabled activist and researcher born in Egypt, who lived through many barriers and deprivations that face disabled people in accessing basic services. At my segregated boarding school for blind students in Egypt, I gained many Continue Reading This is my story, let’s start
By Elizabeth Lockwood Ph. D.
Recently Sian Tesni, Senior Education Advisor at CBM, and I had the fantastic opportunity to meet with deaf leaders in Vietnam. We met with dynamic leaders, Ling from Hanoi and Huong from Ho Chi Minh City. Continue Reading Meeting deaf leaders from Vietnam