Halloween Recipe #1: Witches Broomsticks

fun and easy to make witches broomsticks, a great recipe for Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching there is a certain chill in the air. Indeed it’s getting colder outside, but the chill I’m referring to is that of ghosts, ghouls and witches! So, to keep them happy, and any of your guests who might be coming over for Halloween-style activities, check out this first-in-a-series of Halloween-themed recipes. These are very EASY and … Read More

Disability IN: Inclusion Works – Virtual Corporate Showcase

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INTERNSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES Opportunities come along once in a while that are worth noting. The Virtual Corporate Showcase, sponsored by Disability IN: Inclusion Works, is one such event that is worth following up on. Companies across the gambit, from Amazon to Nike to Dupont, are accepting resume applications for internship consideration. This is a great opportunity for … Read More

Innovative Training for Integrated Employment at Tennessee Rehabilitation Center

Tennesse Rehabilitation Center (TRC)

As we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), innovative, new technologies are being deployed in Smyrna, Tennessee at the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center (TRC), a program of the Tennessee Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. TRC offers training for integrated employment in a wide variety of occupations, ranging from auto mechanics and detailing to certified nursing assistant (CNA) training. In two of … Read More

Webinar: The Importance of Including and Supporting Individuals with Disabilities in America’s Workforce

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With National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in full swing during the month of October, we are seeing and focusing on employment-related resources set to assist people in need. The above-noted webinar, which is funded by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), is set for Monday, October 12th, 3-4:30 pm ET, and will be covering a variety of subjects around … Read More

SPOTLIGHT: CVS Health “Abilities in Abundance”

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), and when it comes to diversity and disability inclusion-based hiring, CVS Health is charting a path worth following. CVS is an industry leader in helping people with disabilities overcome barriers to employment, demonstrating the tremendous, untapped potential in this workforce. With proper training and workplace support, workers with disabilities have proven time … Read More

Evidence Base for Cognitopia

Image Referencing How Cognitopia was developed with Evidence Based Practices

The evidence base for the effectiveness of the Cognitopia Platform for Self-Determination is multi-faceted. Cognitopia was developed through highly competitive federal research grants from several agencies, including the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation (NIDILRR), Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), and the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). This funding has ensured that the … Read More

Where’s Cognitopia? Visual Challenge #1

Image shows a title for a visual challenge from Cognitopia, hidden logos.

Test your “Where’s Waldo” skills with our once a month visual challenge. Try to find each Cognitopia logo in this beautiful seascape picture…there are a total of 5 logo symbols. Each logo is a different color, allowing it to blend into the background better. Use the helpful hints if needed, or change the difficulty level to easier if things are … Read More