Monthly Archives: April 2013

5 Things to Do to Prepare for Your WRP Interview

The following blog entry is a cross-post from Disability.Blog, the official blog of Disability.gov. The blog is written by Sara Mahoney, Business Development Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy. The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students and Recent Graduates with Disabilities … Continue reading

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A Candle for the Long, Dark Tunnel: Celebrating National Poetry Month

I have a long history of depression. It started when I was in middle school and continued through high school, college, and beyond. I was never good at talking about it, especially in my teen years, so I taught myself … Continue reading

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Help Youth Take Charge of Their Health

  When you think about preparing youth for transition to adulthood, do you think about preparing them to take care of their own health? Just as all youth need to develop competencies related to achieving employment and education goals, they … Continue reading

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