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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

President Obama has issue a proclamation in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

The President says, “During National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we recognize the skills that people with disabilities bring to our workforce, and we rededicate ourselves to improving employment opportunities in both the public and private sectors for those living with disabilities.”

Click here to read the full proclamation.

And visit Autism in the Workplace on the Autism Speaks web site.

  1. Shanavia
    October 9, 2011 at 3:46 pm

    Wow! I was oblivious to this event. I think it is awesome to have a month dedicated to disability employment. I would like to know if schools recognize this month and if so when will it be required that all schools know about it.

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