The January 13, 2016 edition of the Star-Ledger features an op-ed by Rodger DeRose, president & CEO of Kessler Foundation. In "Connecting Employers with Jobseekers with Disabilities", DeRose addresses the obstacles faced by jobseekers with disabilities, the challenges faced by employers with job
At Kessler Foundation, we celebrate Independence Day through our work that promotes independence for Americans with disabilities at home, in their communities and in the workplace. Thank you artist Ronaldo Byrd for capturing the spirit of the Fourth in this joyous painting.
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Congratulations to Elaine Katz, CCC-SLP, Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications, on her election to the National Board of APSE (Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst). Elaine will serve as regional delegate from the Northeast/New England region. APSE is a national non-profit
Dr. Barrett of Kessler Foundation Comments on Stroke Incidence and Mortality Study in Cardiology Today
A.M. Barrett, MD, director of Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, provided commentary on new stroke research findings in Cardiology Today on Healio.com—“US Stroke Incidence, Mortality Rates Declined from 1987 to 2011” by the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities. While glad that
Although employers of all types have benefited from hiring people with disabilities, unemployment rates remain high. Closer collaboration between employers and disability employment initiatives is key
This comprehensive brief illustrates key research findings, outlines existing strategies and
Kessler Foundation reflects on passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act and its impact on quality of life for people with disabilities,
20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law "the world's first comprehensive
Students Andre, Sha-Dair, and Lavar from Horizon High School visited Kessler Foundation to test various jobs for National Disability Mentoring Day (DMD), on October 20.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Kessler Foundation, Rodger DeRose, said, "Kessler Foundation is proud to be a part of
Actor Daryl “Chill” Mitchell and Lt. Ian Brown, Retired Air Force Officer, were at Kessler Foundation filming a public service announcement (PSA) campaign. The campaign will feature TV and radio spots that only focus on abilities.
Paralyzed in a motorcycle accident in 2001, “Chill” worked hard in
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Limitations. We all have them. But the people who focus on what they can do, instead of what they can’t do, find success in life. When we find ways to overcome our limitations, we find fulfillment.
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