Disabled Students Gain Equal Access To Athletics In New JerseyGov. Chris Christie recalled what a big part organized sports played in his early life as he signed a bill granting disabled students equal access to school athletics.
When Companies Must Pay For Sick TimeIs your company legally obligated to give you time off for medical treatment?
Encouraging Employees To Lose WeightThere is no law that specifically protects people against their employer’s job decisions based on their excess weight.
The Impact Of DepressionAccording to research from the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is the leading cause of non-fatal disability among people 15 to 44, and nothing else is even close.
Defining A Service AnimalThough not defined as service animals, businesses must accommodate the use of miniature horses provided they are housebroken and the animal’s task is directly related to the individual’s disability, like pulling a wheelchair.
Smokers Are More Likely To Suffer Serious Workplace InjuryResearchers have found that people who smoke are more likely than those who don't to have a workplace injury that results in a loss of activity.
Emotion High Over New Jersey Plan To Close Disability HomeVito Colletti fears the state’s plans to close the Vineland Developmental Center by 2013 will happen, pushing his autistic daughter out of a place that he thought she could live for the rest of her life.
Caring About CaregiversOne of the things that we do not do very well in medicine is take care of the caregivers.