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Cartoons About Disability Will Educate Children

Familiarizing children with disability is the goal of a Northeast ADA Center video project launching this summer and aimed at students in kindergarten through third grade.
A cartoon created through the  Northeast ADA Center video project
Cartoons About Disability Will Educate Children

YTI Receives Grants, Refunding of ADA Center

Two federal funded projects will improve job opportunities for people with disabilities.
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YTI Receives Grants, Refunding of ADA Center

Karhan Testifies Before NYS Assembly

Recommendations to improve employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities were provided to lawmakers by Yang-Tan Institute Co-Executive director Andrew Karhan.
Andrew Karnhan
Karhan Testifies Before NYS Assembly

ILR Employees Recognized

Staff and faculty were recognized at the annual ILR Employee Recognition and Services Awards Friday.
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ILR Employees Recognized

Yang-Tan Institute Offers Inclusion Resources

What does workplace inclusion look like for people with disabilities? Experts at ILR provide information that can help build a positive culture.
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Yang-Tan Institute Offers Inclusion Resources

Can My Boss Force Me Not to Wear a Face Mask at Work?

Wall Street Journal
Wendy Strobel Gower, program director at the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, says, “It comes down to: Does your company have an obligation to follow the guidance of federal and also state and local authorities?”
Can My Boss Force Me Not to Wear a Face Mask at Work?

New Book by ILR Disability Experts Published

Topics include "Bullying and Harassment of Employees with Disabilities."

Employment and Disability: Issues, Innovations and Opportunities
New Book by ILR Disability Experts Published

Embracing Neurodiversity

HR’s role in workplace inclusion of autism

Autism Awareness
Embracing Neurodiversity

Demystifying Disability Stats

Statistics
Demystifying Disability Stats

Building on Potential

Tech a promising frontier to employ people with disabilities: forum

Pat Romzek
Building on Potential

Advancing the Workplace

Yang-Tan forum highlights innovations for greater disability inclusion

"Technology Changes Everything" in NYC
Advancing the Workplace

Personal and Professional Passion

Personal and Professional Passion

Autism Story Shared

Yang-Tan Institute hosts author of "Life, Animated"

Ron Suskind
Autism Story Shared

Yang-Tan Ties to Tech

Roosevelt Island and Cornell Tech families enjoy Community Day, Aug. 5, 2017.
Yang-Tan Ties to Tech

Combatting Stereotypes

Case of Yang-Tan research cited in brief filed with U.S. Supreme Court

Sarah von Schrader, Yang-Tan associate director of research
Combatting Stereotypes

Connecting People with Jobs

Cornell alum, staff, students team with community members to build software

David Brewer, Yang-Tan Institute extension associate
Connecting People with Jobs

ILR Joins Cornell Partners to Build Solutions

Jesse Winter
ILR Joins Cornell Partners to Build Solutions

Radical Collaboration

Radical Collaboration

Yang-Tan Institute Partners with Hewlett Packard

Collaboration helps organizations provide skilled employment for people with autism

Yang-Tan Institute Partners with Hewlett Packard

Radical Collaboration

ILR institute driving research opportunities across Cornell

Radical Collaboration

A Personal Story

Winfield describes journey bolstered by federal law

A Personal Story

Harnessing disability tech

Cofounder of disabilities-focused tech project to visit Cornell

Harnessing disability tech

Accessibility for Small Businesses

"Best Practices for a Limited Budget" presented locally

Accessibility for Small Businesses

It’s Working

Leadership and advocacy program for people with disabilities funded through 2019

It’s Working

The Disclosure Dilemma

Employer practices encourage employee disability disclosure

The Disclosure Dilemma

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