East Hanover, NJ. July 22, 2020. As the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turns 30, we celebrate the many ways that this groundbreaking legislation has helped people with disabilities strive for inclusion, paving the way for greater participation in the nation’s schools, communities and
Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire nTIDE Report— featuring Real World Lehigh Valley, an innovative employment partnership with Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom and the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
East Hanover, NJ – February 7, 2020. The news was
Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire nTIDE Report— featuring The Washington Center’s LISD – an academic internship program for college students with disabilities supported by AT&T, Kessler Foundation, and Prudential Financial
East Hanover, NJ – January 10, 2020 – Job gains
With a $597,348 federal grant, Drs. Botticello and O’Neill of Kessler Foundation will collaborate with Children’s Specialized Hospital to study how the educational experiences of children with special health care needs are affected by pediatric rehabilitation, and the impact on their community
On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Kessler Foundation will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving and making an impact. Your generosity will return people with disabilities to their homes, their communities, and the workplace.
This year, our goal is to build an army of
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. In celebration, I share a story to demonstrate how your support helps people with disabilities, like Eliza Cooper, live fuller, more engaged lives through employment.
Eliza Cooper earned a master’s degree in social-organizational
National Minority Health Month is an effort to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minority populations. Some of the efforts by scientists in Kessler Foundation’s Center for Spinal Cord Injury Research, Center for Outcomes & Assessment Research, and Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research, focus on studying how minorities with disabilities are affected and not properly accommodated for in their communities, at their jobs, and other areas.
“We study how to improve quality of life for individuals from all races and cultures,” says John DeLuca, PhD, vice president for research and training. “We also focus on ways to enroll more people from minority groups in research studies. Having greater diversity in our study populations means our findings apply to more people with disabilities.”
This past spring, TV Guide attended "Lights Camera Access 2.0," a disability and media summit supported by various organizations including Kessler Foundation, EIN SOF Communications, the Loreen Arbus Foundation, PolicyWorks and the National Disability Mentoring Coalition. One in a series of regional