Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Stradley Ronon celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which is held annually each October to pay tribute to the contributions made by people with disabilities to America’s workplaces, economy and communities. The firm recognizes the value and importance lawyers with disabilities contribute to the legal profession and our clients, not just during the month-long celebration but all year.

Lawrence Stadulis Featured in ABA Lawyer Spotlight

In a featured Q&A, Lawrence Stadulis was spotlighted in the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights. The ABA Lawyer Spotlight is a feature that highlights an attorney with a disability who is an asset to the profession. Read the article here.

About My Disability – Lawrence Stadulis, Partner

“I’m a lucky guy.” In the first installment of our series, “Through My Eyes: I Belong at Stradley,” Partner Larry Stadulis talks about his disability and how being legally blind impacts his life. Instead of focusing on what he does not have, he chooses to focus on what he does have.

Advice for Disabled Employees– Lawrence Stadulis, Partner

In this installment of “Through My Eyes: I Belong at Stradley,” Partner Larry Stadulis discusses the challenges of choosing a career when you have a disability and how his mother impacted his career decision from a young age. He also discusses the importance of having a “two-way street” of communication and how it benefits both the employee and employer.

How Can Employers Help Disabled Workers– Lawrence Stadulis, Partner

What can employers do to help disabled workers succeed in their profession? In our last episode of “Through My Eyes: I Belong at Stradley,” Partner Larry Stadulis discusses three best practices that employers should consider.

  1. Understand the nature of their handicap.
  2. Reach out to those employees who need accommodations to have open communication to see what they may need.
  3. Employers need to not shy away from talking to people who are open about their handicaps.