Best Schools for Students with a Learning Disability

The biggest challenges students with a learning disability face include a lack of tailored courses, educational support, and extracurricular activities. Some schools are better at addressing these differences than others, and while students with a learning disability may need more support, with the right resources they can truly thrive in a higher education setting. Read more

20 Best Apps for Kids with Autism

About 1 in 54 children worldwide has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), so it’s not surprising app stores are filled with products marketed specifically for them. However, I found many autism apps are difficult to use, overstimulating, or even riddled with loud and inappropriate ads. Using them could be extremely frustrating to your kids rather than provide the developmental support you’re looking …

Tips on Living an Active Lifestyle as a Disabled Senior

Having a disability as a senior poses its own set of issues, but for the nearly 50 million Americans estimated by the National Service Inclusion Project living with a disability, some of the biggest challenges come in the smallest packages. For instance, finding new and different ways to stay active without the routine becoming boring can be extremely difficult, especially …

Bullying Resources for Educators and Parents

Bullying is formally defined as unwanted aggressive behavior by another youth or group of youths (not siblings or dating partners), involving a perceived or observed balance of power . These behaviors are continuous and can inflict harm on communities, individuals, families and schools. Up to 90 percent of students report they have experienced bullying by the time they reach eighth grade. Our comprehensive list …

Autism and Sleep: Empowering Children with ASD for Better Sleep

Coronavirus has had an enormous impact on all Americans’ sleep habits, but COVID-19 has been especially hard on children with autism who already deal with sleep-related issues.  It’s an especially critical issue because a new 2020 CDC report analyzing 2016 school data shows that autism is on the rise. The biennial update reports that one in 54 children is diagnosed with autism …

Tech Opens Career Doors for People with Disabilities

Technology enables people with disabilities in Clinton Township, Michigan, to go after their dream jobs or bring their entrepreneurial visions to life. Nonetheless, there’s a huge disparity in the employment outcomes of people with disabilities and those without them. Technology can close this gap and help people with disabilities compete equitably in their careers. Read more.

Job Search Tips for the Differently Abled

If you’re a differently-abled individual, you may find it’s a challenge to find work that fits with your unique skill sets while still taking into consideration any limitations your disability presents. Your focus during a job hunt should center around finding a position in which you can excel, gain valuable experience, and have an impact. MORC, Inc. is an excellent …

Guide to Trade School for People with Disabilities

Success at a trade school can lead to stable employment with higher-than-average earnings. That makes trade school an attractive option for anyone. For someone living with a disability, vocational or trade school training allows them to exhibit the talents and abilities they have, rather than those they don’t.  A trade school provides a structured learning environment, hands-on experience, and instruction …