NH IMPACCT Academy and Over 150 NH Businesses Providing Work-Based Learning Experiences to Over 500 Students with Disabilities

Community businesses work to connect the classroom to career paths for students with disabilities. Concord, NH – Businesses and organizations throughout New Hampshire are stepping up to provide structured work-based learning opportunities for local at-risk high school students with disabilities. These experiences are designed to facilitate career exploration, support skill development and align students with career … Continue reading NH IMPACCT Academy and Over 150 NH Businesses Providing Work-Based Learning Experiences to Over 500 Students with Disabilities

Disability in the NH Workforce

Disability in the NH Workforce A career search may seem daunting. One way to ease your mind during the hiring process is to remember that you are interviewing perspective employers! When considering an employer, there are several variables to keep in mind. Do your Research! Get a feel for the organization, their mission and core … Continue reading Disability in the NH Workforce

Why the Disability Vote Matters

With only a few days before the midterm elections, it is time for persons with disabilities to be engaged and exercise their fundamental right to vote. Regardless of your affiliation, it is your active involvement in this process that is critical as a citizen. With the recent report released by the Center for Disease Control … Continue reading Why the Disability Vote Matters

Winter Safety Tips

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Winter will soon set the stage for the holidays with new fallen snow on trees, buildings and roads. There are many things to enjoy during a New Hampshire winter, as long as you are safe and prepared! Here are a few common hazards and ways you can … Continue reading Winter Safety Tips

3 Ways to Manage Stress as You Age

“I’m so stressed, I can’t wait to retire.” We’ve all thought it, right? Some might think that being retired means that one faces hardly any stress. After all, people must work long hours for several years before they are allowed the privilege of retirement. However, retirement is not stress-free relaxation all day long. Stress can still … Continue reading 3 Ways to Manage Stress as You Age

NEW Accessibility Pilot Program for Homeowners with Disabilities

New Hampshire Housing Awards GSIL $250,000 in grant money to support accessibility improvements for seniors and people with disabilities throughout New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority recently awarded Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) $250,000 over a two-year period to help build an Accessibility Pilot Program for homeowners with disabilities. The new funds will … Continue reading NEW Accessibility Pilot Program for Homeowners with Disabilities