Work Without Limits Blog

C3 Prepares College Students with Disabilities for Career Success

Campus Career Connect (C3) was created with the intent to aid transitioning young adults with disabilities from school to work and connect them to mentors within their desired career field. By promoting job readiness, inclusion, and advocacy trainings and advice,... Read more >

The Stigma of Mental Illness: Both Sides of the Coin

My name is Megan Northup and I have a mental illness. I have been in the hospital many times over the past five years, which has led me to miss weeks of work at a time.  I used to feel... Read more >

Work Without Limits 3rd Annual Disability Mentoring Day

Work Without Limits (WWL) is excited to announce that applications are open for the 3rd Annual Disability Mentoring Day (DMD), taking place on Friday, April 27, 2018 in collaboration with the Massachusetts Business Leadership Network (MABLN) and the American Association... Read more >

My daughter, Noelle: Finding herself in her work

Our daughter, Noelle, is on the cusp of adulthood. She’s an engaging 21-year-old with Down Syndrome, who is excited about what the future holds. We’ve helped her develop a vision of the life she wants to lead and employment is... Read more >

Providing Quality Disability Benefits Planning Services Since 2000

In 2000 and as part of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act, the U.S. Social Security Administration awarded a number of benefits planning grants to community providers throughout the country. These grants, now referred to as Work... Read more >

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

When people think about making money, they usually think of getting a job, which is a good way to go - stability. However, what about entrepreneurship? It may be a harder path to take because it involves spending time researching... Read more >

Charting Our Own Future

As we celebrate Black History month, it is important that we acknowledge the many connections between the civil rights movement and the disability rights movement. Similar to African-Americans, persons with disabilities have fought for full participation and inclusion in society. ... Read more >

Kerry’s Sister

I was three. She was new and seemed really small. In the early years we shared a room. For a while, she had a tent over her crib with cold, wet fog blowing into it. It hummed all night. I... Read more >

What Do We Mean When We Say Disability?

Oftentimes when we are conducting disability etiquette and other similar training's for employers, the first question we get is: what do you mean when you say disability? It’s a very good question because disability is different for everyone; it varies... Read more >

Leading Companies Embrace Diversity and Foster Inclusion by Encouraging Employees to Self-Identify

The Conference Board’s 2014 research report: Do Ask, Do Tell: Encouraging Employees with Disabilities to Self-Identify outlines what companies are doing and can do to build a disability-inclusive culture and encourage employees with disabilities to self-identify. Under the Office of... Read more >