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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month
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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health joins provider organizations, community members, employers and individuals with disabilities - and their families - to celebrate the countless contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. Led by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment, this year's National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme is "Inclusion Drives Innovation.”
“Workplaces that welcome the talents of all people - including individuals with disabilities - are a critical part of building an inclusive community and a strong economy,” said Devereux President and CEO Robert Q. Kreider.
According to the 2016 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for individuals with disabilities was 10.5 percent, about twice that of those with no disabilities (4.6 percent).
Led by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment, this year's National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme is "Inclusion Drives Innovation,” reflecting the important role that different perspectives play in workforce success.
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According to Sharicka McHenry’s life plan, she’d be married with children by the time she was 30. But by the time she and her wife, Donna, both found out they were medically unable to have biological children, Sharicka was 37. In this New York Magazine article, Sharicka and Donna McHenry share their foster care journey.
In September, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health President and CEO Robert Q. Kreider appeared on Comcast Newsmakers, where he shared information about the organization, his achievements as president and CEO, and details about the organization’s annual Hope Gala on November 11.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Director of Clinical and Professional Affairs Megan Russell-Currie was recently appointed to the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Integrated Health Care Alliance Advisory Board.