Unseen But Heard: State Solutions for Non-Visible Disabilities in the Workplace
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Women In Government Podcast Unseen But Heard: State Solutions for Non-Visible Disabilities in the Workplace Did you know only four out of ten working-age adults with disabilities have a job? Less than three years ago, the employment percentage was more than double for those without disabilities, with more than 75% of people in the workforce. This gap needs to be addressed and policies need to be developed to help improve employment outcomes for people with disabilities. On this episode of The Women In Government Podcast, powered by the State Exchange on Employment & Disability or (SEED) initiative, our panel of policymakers discusses helping people with “invisible disabilities,” those that go undetected by the naked eye. Join Moderator and Hawaii State Representative, Lauren Matsumoto, as we find out what our states' leaders are doing to help people living with invisible disabilities get back into the workforce and continue to succeed and thrive in their jobs. ••••• ••••• ••••• Moderator: Hawaii State Representative Lauren Matsumoto Featuring: Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter Maryland State Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes Jacqueline Sly, Member of South Dakota Board of Education Standards (and former State Representative of South Dakota and former Women In Government Board Member), Educator ••••• ••••• ••••• Full Transcript: http://bit.ly/Transcript-Unseen-But-Heard For more information, visit www.womeningovernment.org Audio courtesy of OSUCHLUCK Productions - firstname.lastname@example.org… continue reading