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Grit and Positivity Result in Long-Awaited Homecoming

Posted on 12/27/18 in LEAP Spotlight!

[image:1] After a serious medical emergency resulted in the amputation of her fingers and toes, Carolyn Jones was forced to reside in a Northeast Ohio nursing home for about eight months. She was also without access... read more

Disability Employment Shouldn’t Lag in Tight Labor Market

Posted on 10/26/18 in General

[image:1] The Employers Resource Council (ERC), with Crain’s Cleveland Business, recently released the results from their annual survey of 111 Northeast Ohio area organizations. The 2018 results showed a large increase in the number of respondents... read more

Innovation in Hiring: LEAP and Great Lakes Brewing Co. Use Job Carves to On-Board Candidates with Disabilities

Posted on 07/30/18 in General

[image:1]July 24, Cleveland, OH Great Lakes Brewing Co. in Ohio City features all the typical sights of a successful brew-pub restaurant; Cleveland-inspired menus, guests eagerly talking, toasts of home-town beer, and attentive servers engaging with customers.... read more

Do you remember your first summer job?

Posted on 07/05/18 in General

[image:1] Maybe it was mowing lawns, babysitting, lifeguarding at your neighborhood pool, scooping ice cream at a seasonal stand, stocking groceries at the corner store, or caddying at a local golf club. Many of us earned... read more

Three Advocacy Alerts from Scott Fedor, LEAP Board and Advocacy Committee Member

Posted on 03/29/18 in Advocacy

[image:1] ONE: Bill in front of Senate which will amend the ADA H.R. 620 ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 has gone to the U.S. Senate floor for a vote. If approved, this bill would greatly... read more