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Billions of dollars in financial aid have been set aside for America's largest minority: the more than 50 million Americans with disabilities and members of their families. In fact, more money is available today than ever before! This is a List of Scholarships, Fellowships/Grants, Loans, Forgivable Loans, Grants-in-Aid, and Awards Designed Primarily or Exclusively for Persons with Disabilities or Members of Their Families and a Set of Six Indexes.
With the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, once again America's men and women who have seen war close-up are suddenly expected to return seamlessly to civilian life.
In our age-diverse workplace of conflicting work ethics, dissimilar values, and idiosyncratic styles, this groundbreaking book supplies fresh, insightful strategies for understanding -- and overcoming -- generational differences.
By the foremost expert in the nation on locating people with a military connection.
Shay uses Homer's classic story of a soldier's homecoming, to illuminate the real problems faced by combat veterans reentering civilian society. Drawing on his years of experience working with Vietnam veterans, Shay illustrates how the Odyssey can be read as a metaphor for the pitfalls that trap many veterans on the road back to civilian life.
Customized employment depends on coupling the strengths of a disabled person with the needs of potential employers.
The reason so many college students underperform is because they're not taught how to transition from the structured military environment to the unstructured college academic environment. The Strategic Student teaches college-bound military veterans how to make this transition and become self-reliant, successful students.
Provides an overview of the context, theories, resources, and strategies for promoting the employment of people with disabilities. Looks at psychosocial and economic aspects of work, legislation, occupational and labor market information, the business perspective, and supporting employment.
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