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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

New Year: Same Unwavering Commitment to a Better Future for People with Disabilities

As Martin Luther King, Jr. stated, “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.”

Thursday, December 21, 2017

NDI and ADEN Release Wage Reporting Fact Sheet for SSI and SSDI Beneficiaries

The American Dream Employment Network (ADEN), a division of National Disability Institute (NDI), recently released a Wage Reporting Fact Sheet for Social Security disability beneficiaries who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Report Finds Adults with Disabilities Face Numerous Financial Challenges

New report highlights the prevalence and impact of financial stress on people with disabilities.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Aligning DEI and Career Pathways System and Program Strategies

In November, the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) technical assistance team held a grantee learning opportunity on Aligning DEI and Career Pathways Systems and Program Strategies.

Monday, December 4, 2017

ABLE National Resource Center Holds Congressional Briefing

Today, the ABLE National Resource Center (ANRC) hosted a congressional briefing at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. The event provided Members of Congress and ABLE related stakeholders with a progress report on the Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act implementation nationwide.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

National Disability Institute Releases New Financial Education Reference Guides

National Disability Institute (NDI), supported by a grant from Wells Fargo Foundation, today released two sets of financial education materials that provide disability specific information for educators who provide services to people who have disabilities.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

National Disability Institute Executive Director Gives Keynote at UEDA Summit

NDI Executive Director, Michael Morris, gave a keynote presentation today at the 16th Annual Urban Economic Development Association (UEDA) Summit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Monday, October 2, 2017

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

For over 70 years, the month of October has been a time to celebrate the diversity that disability brings to our workforce.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Report Finds Adults of Color with Disabilities Remain Below the Bottom Rung of the Economic Ladder

A new NDI report highlights the intersection of disability and race in America.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

National Disability Institute Convenes Financial Inclusion Summit in New Orleans

Today, NDI assembled policymakers, stakeholders and leaders, from both the disability community and financial services sector, for a Financial Inclusion Summit.

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