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October 1, 2012
Source: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
As part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Office of Disability Employment Policy has launched news tools and resources to emphasize this year's theme – "A Strong Workforce Is an Inclusive Workforce: What Can YOU Do?" Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez emphasized the importance of making individuals with disabilities meaningful participants in society and encouraged the nearly 1,000 disability researchers, service providers, self-advocates and federal, state and local government staff at the Southwest Conference on Disability in Albuquerque, N.M., to play a role in disability employment. "By working together, we can make inclusion not just a buzz word, but an ingrained culture," Martinez said.
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