In 1988 Congress pronounced the month of October National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The purpose is to “commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy” (NDEAM, 2021).
In celebration of this year’s NDEAM theme, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” the Research Library presents new resources to support people with disabilities at LANL.
See the Research Library’s new Disability in the Workplace & STEM resource guide for informative articles, webpages, and ebooks on issues surrounding disabilities in the workplace and STEM, videos and articles of scientists with disabilities and their stories, and links to events held by LANL’s own DiverseAbility Employee Resource Group.
The Library has also recently added new ebooks to Ebook Central on topics related to disability in the workplace and STEM. Access the ebooks by clicking the links below, clicking “online access” in the catalog record, and logging in with your PIV, zToken, or CRYPTOCard. Alternatively, you can search for these titles and others in the Library catalog, Primo.
- Palgrave Handbook of Disability at Work by Fielden, Moore, and Bend
- Hiring for Diversity: The Guide to Building an Inclusive and Equitable Organization by Woods and Tharakan
- Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century by Alice Wong
- Power of Disability: 10 Lessons for Surviving, Thriving, and Changing the World by Al Etmanski
- Neurodiverse Workplace: An Employer’s Guide to Managing and Working with Neurodivergent Employees, Clients, and Customers by Victoria Honeybourne
- Autism Equality in the Workplace: Removing Barriers and Challenging Discrimination by Booth and McDonnell
- Autism in the Workplace: Creating Positive Employement and Career Outcomes for Generation A by Hurley-Hanson, Giannantonio, and Griffiths
- Trans and Autistic: Stories from Life at the Intersection by Noah Adams
- Succeeding as a College Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability: A College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math by Christy Oslund
- Don’t Call Me Inspirational: A Disabled Feminist Talks Back by Harilyn Rousso
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