ADA’s 30th Anniversary!

As the 30th Anniversary of the ADA approaches, GSIL would like to know “What does the ADA mean to you?”  Have you or someone you love realized greater freedom because of accessible places of public accommodation or been able to work to your fullest potential due to workplace accommodations?  Maybe you or a loved one … Continue reading ADA’s 30th Anniversary!

NH Gives

We’re so excited to be a part of #NHGives! You can support our campaign by visiting NH Gives and donating on June 9 – 10. Though we have recently made some tough decisions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this virus will not stop our commitment to provide programs and services to help people with disabilities, … Continue reading NH Gives

40th Anniversary Gala (POSTPONED)

This year marks the 40th year Granite State Independent Living has been assisting peoples with disabilities in New Hampshire. Coinciding with our 40th anniversary is the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We hope to celebrate these two wonderful milestones with a Gala fundraising event in which we can raise awareness of the … Continue reading 40th Anniversary Gala (POSTPONED)

IMPACCT Provides Work-Based Learning to Students

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 IMPACCT Provides Work-Based Learning to Students

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