Did you know the labor participation rate for people with disabilities is less than one-third the rate for people without disabilities (20.4% versus 68.7%)? The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) partnered with the National Council on Independent Living and several other groups to find ways to increase positive employment outcomes for youth with disabilities as they transition from high school. They developed the Disability Mentoring Day Youth Transitions Pipeline Toolkit, available online: bit.ly/2ikNCxg... See MoreSee Less
During National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), the third Wednesday of the month is Disability Mentoring Day. Today focuses on the importance of disability mentoring as an inclusion strategy, especially for youth in transition from high school to the workforce. The USDA and the National Disability Mentoring Coalition partnered to create a mentoring toolkit that includes models, inclusion tools and resources to support mentoring efforts. You can also sign up for toolkit updates: bit.ly/2zybeTx... See MoreSee Less
Welcome Message The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) and the Office of Operations TARGET Center partnered with the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) to create this online mentoring toolkit. The site is a central hub for USDA, federal agenc...
Special Olympics Iowa athletes will partner with University of Iowa students at Kinnick Stadium to compete in the Iowa Intramurals Unified Flag Football. Cheer them on tomorrow night at Kinnick, October 18 from 6:00-8:00 pm… ... See MoreSee Less
In Iowa Intramurals Unified Flag Football, Special Olympics Iowa athletes are teamed up with University of Iowa students, called partners. Iowa Intramurals organized a Unified Flag Football League for the first time in the state of Iowa - and you can tell from the photos it was a huge success.
Cheer on the athletes at the University of Iowa Intramural Unified Flag Football Championship on Wednesday, October 18 from 6:00-8:00pm at Kinnick Stadium!
All photos taken by Justin Torner.