As we wrap up National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it is vital those living with a disability know their employment rights, learn what to do if they feel their employer is not making accommodations required by law, and see how they can take action on legislation that would provide even more incentives for companies to . . .
Sarah Jean Schwegel, who has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), works as the Public Policy and Advocacy specialist at Paraquad in St. Louis, Mo. In 2015, Sarah graduated from Maryville University with a bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Services. In 2018, she graduated from Saint Louis University with a master’s in Public Administration. Before she started working . . .
Mark Eisenberg was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy at the age of 4, but he hasn’t let it stop him from achieving his dreams. He recently graduated from college, where he became largely involved in muscle disease awareness. He now works as a blogger, raising awareness through his current blog, Duchenne Talk. Two years ago . . .