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"Individuals with disabilities have served an extremely important role during the pandemic." Click to read Carter's story.

Carter (Tennessee) – NDEAM2020

Meet Carter (Tennessee)! “Individuals with disabilities have served an extremely vital role … during the pandemic. Carter is only one of many individuals with disabilities still working. These roles are…

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Taylor (Mississippi) – NDEAM2020

Meet Taylor (Mississippi)! “My advice is to keep looking as the holidays are coming and many places are offering limited seasonal positions that can lead to being hired full-time. Keep…

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Fred (New York) – NDEAM2020

Meet Fred (New York)! When asked why he chose to work through the pandemic versus staying at home and receiving pay, Fred’s response was, “This is what I was hired…

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Meet Keshod (Missouri)! " "The job I do is very important to the hospital. My team members count on me to be at work and do the best I can do.” Click to read Keshod’s story!

Keshod (Missouri) – NDEAM2020

Meet Keshod (Missouri)! “The job I do is very important to the hospital. My team members count on me to be at work and do the best I can do.”…

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APSE Podcast: NDEAM Employment Panel

Join for a National Disability Employment Awareness Month #NDEAM event with APSE! This was presented virtually on October 6th, 2020. Hear from four individuals working across the country, led in…

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Oscar (Maryland) – NDEAM2020

Meet Oscar (Maryland)! “People with disabilities want to work harder and earn a paycheck. We focus on what the supervisor says, are loyal to the company, and help customers.” Download…

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APSE Interim Executive Director Announced

We are pleased to announce that Julie Christensen, MSW, PhD has been appointed the APSE Interim Executive Director. Julie is most recently the Director of Policy & Advocacy for APSE,…

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Matt (Iowa) – NDEAM2020

Meet Matt (Iowa)! “While many people chose not to work during the pandemic, Matt and many other individuals with disabilities chose to continue working to ensure that the needs of…

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APSE Podcast: COVID-19 Survey Updates

Kick-off National Disability Employment Awareness Month #NDEAM with an APSE Policy Update! Julie Christensen presented virtually on October 1st, 2020. During the last three months, APSE has convened two national…

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Eddy (Florida) – NDEAM2020

Meet Eddy (Florida)! “I believe that people with disabilities have equally served as a vital component of the workforce and economy throughout the pandemic.” Download the PDF EDDY’S STORY: Eddy…

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