Years ago, in 2001 to be exact, I accepted my first position in the employment arena as a Job Coach for a local Community Rehabilitation Provider. At the time, I had no idea it would turn into a career or how passionate I would become about the work, I just knew that I had to do two things: help people with disabilities get and keep jobs. With many of the …Read More
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Toya Robinson has a lot to celebrate. Many of us have hurdles and obstacles in life but for Toya, she has had to overcome more than most. Toya is a Customer Service Representative with Synchrony Financial in Kettering, OH who just completed her one-year work anniversary. Toya also suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS). She is a young woman who has survived multiple major surgeries, which have forced her to rely …Read More
Changing Minds and Changing Lives through Disability Inclusion Celebrations give us a chance to recognize accomplishments, individually and as a team, and to have some fun after hard work. Celebrations also give us another big opportunity: to reflect back in order to move forward. As we celebrate our five year anniversary at Disability Solutions, I took that opportunity. Many things have changed for the better, yet a lot of work …Read More
Disability Solutions not only creates and implements disability hiring and retention initiatives for our clients but we also provide career services for jobseekers. One of the programs we offer is our Soft Skills course. This career training program provides jobseekers with the skills and insight to score interviews and land fulfilling jobs with supportive employers. Our Consultant Keith Meadows met Mark Lang at one of the Soft Skills courses. Reflecting …Read More
I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but there is a new Star Wars film coming out. One of our “solutions” at Disability Solutions is to support our clients to hire and retain talent with disabilities. Over the past two and a half years I’ve been doing just that – and like Darth Vader I find myself saying to a colleague, a community partner and ultimately my client that “The Force …Read More
The latest participant in the Chicago Blackhawks “What’s Your Goal” series scores one of the greatest goals ever while assisted by her hero, Duncan Keith.