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Autism Acceptance Month with Amplify FW

Autism Acceptance Month: Celebrating the Community

April is not just another month on the calendar; it’s a time dedicated to understanding, accepting, and celebrating the vibrant individuals in the autism community. At Amplify, we stand firmly behind the notion of acceptance, recognizing the unique talents and challenges that come with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Understanding Autism:

Social Skills for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Enhancing Social Skills for Adults with Disabilities

Social skills are crucial in adults with disabilities because they promote positive relationships, self-confidence, and a sense of belonging. Here are a few approaches to help enhance their ability to connect and thrive in social settings: Communication and Language Development: Improving communication skills is essential for expressing thoughts, needs, and

Attract people with disabilities

10 Recruitment Tips to Attract People with Disabilities

The employment situation for people with disabilities remains concerning; according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics‘ most recent data. The data shows that only 21.3% of Americans aged 16 and over with disabilities were either employed or actively seeking employment, significantly lower than the 67.1% rate for Americans without disabilities.

Disability Employment

Disability Employment – Resources for Employers

According to What Can You Do, a campaign for disability employment, there are a few things you need to know to champion the effort and find resources. Connect with Local Organizations to Recruit Qualified People with Disabilities. Seek State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies that provide training and retention services for

Job training for adults with disabilities

Job Training for Adults with Disabilities

According to the Department of Labor of the United States, the unemployment rate among disabled adults was twice as high as compared to their non-disabled counterparts in 2021. Despite the rising awareness regarding the rights of the disabled, many continue to face challenges such as discrimination and a lack of elaborate job