Posts Tagged 'Neurodiversity'

Cognitive Disabilities; A Significant Yet Unaddressed Challenge For Competitive Integration In The Workplace

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Organizations such as LEAD represent the significant commitment and determination of employers, as well as the United States government, to improve the employability and economic self-sufficiency of people with disabilities. One of the most challenged demographics is that of individuals with cognitive disabilities. This group has only recently come to the forefront of public awareness, as over 250,000 veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) (1), ...

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A Few More Facts About Disabilities

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A Few More Facts About Disabilities

1.The World Health Organization has indicated that in the next few years, neurological disorders, most of which are invisible, will affect one billion people worldwide.

2. The National Institute of Mental Health states that nearly half of all adults are likely to experience a mental health issue over their lifetime.

3. US Census reports have identified that at least 1 in 5 individuals has a disability, and approximately 75% of these disabilities are invisible.

4. According ...

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