Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of five members to the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation Board of Directors. We are excited about the addition of Bethany McAlister and Stephanie Westerman, and the reappointment of Laurie Sallarulo, Mavara Agrawal, and Chip Byers. For information, click here.
My son Richard was diagnosed with high functioning autism at the end of his kindergarten year, and our life changed. Academically, Richard did very well but socially…
Melisa Lewis wanted a career in health care – and she wasn’t about to let her auditory processing deficit and hearing loss keep her from achieving her dream…
An April 28, 2021 Florida Times-Union article, “Rehab tech at Wolfson becomes autism role model”, states that as a child, Ricardo was diagnosed with autism but he didn’t let this stop him…
Viewpoints – Special to the Sun Sentinel: Mavara Agrawal.
In the latest Florida Internet and Television interview, The Able Trust President Allison Chase discusses efforts to bring together all stakeholders to help employ Floridians with disabilities.
The Able Trust and FloridaMakes, Inc. have formalized a strategic partnership to cross-promote and leverage each organization’s programs and services. This partnership is designed to raise awareness of workers with disabilities among Florida manufacturers while promoting FloridaMakes, Inc. among The Able Trust’s network of organizations committed to making Florida inclusive.
Securing and retaining strong talent that delivers results is the not-so-secret key to business success. What is surprising, particularly as many Florida businesses struggle to fill job openings, is that employers often overlook one of the largest pools to secure reliable talent — persons with disabilities.
We are excited to launch THE ABLE TRUST COUNTDOWN CAMPAIGN for Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in October.
Jacksonville Business Journal Editor in Chief, Timothy Gibbons moderated a discussion with Allison Chase, Interim President for The Able Trust and Scott Keith, Regional President for North Florida at Truist Financial Corporation around mental health in the workplace.