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How Understanding Behavior Can Help You Make Good Choices

January 22, 2020 – What exactly is “behavior?” Behavior is the way someone does something, an attempt to address a need. This week, John Sheehan, a training instructor at Bethesda, tells us how understanding behavior can help us make wise choices. 

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A Perspective on Hiring People with Disabilities

January 15, 2020 – When an employer is looking to hire, what are they looking for? We sat down with Nancy Liebhart and Karrie Zubke, Document Control Associates at Bethesda to gain the perspective of an employer of people with disabilities.

3 ways the law makes it easier for people with disabilities to vote

January 9, 2020 – While voting shouldn’t be hard, for people with intellectual or developmental difficulties, there can be barriers that make it more challenging. Here are three ways both the federal government and state governments are making it easier for people with disabilities to exercise their right to vote. 

2019 in Review: A Look Back at a Year of Inclusion

December 30, 2019 – As 2019 draws to a close and we set our sights on a new decade, it’s time to look back at the year that was and highlight some of the biggest stories surrounding the disability community. Here are a just a few of the highlights.

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