The Causes of Disability: Analyzing The Social Model

The Causes of Disability: Analyzing The Social Model By Jeremy Einbinder People with disabilities face obstacles that are unique compared to the rest of the population, as well as unique among themselves. Everyone faces different struggles in life, and people with disabilities face additional struggles ... Read more

The COVID-19 Pandemic Disproportionately Impacts People with Disabilities

The COVID-19 Pandemic Disproportionately Impacts People with Disabilities By Jeremy Einbinder If there is one issue that is uniting people in every part of the world right now, it is the COVID-19 pandemic. It is an issue which affects not only the health of the human species the world over, but also the global ... Read more

Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability, Technology and Social Infrastructure

Nothing-About-Us-Without-Us--Disability,-Technology-and-Social-Infrastructure By Jeremy Einbinder Technology has improved many lives over the course of history, and the lives of people with disabilities may be especially improved. It may also backfire. People with ... Read more

Recognizing Abuse of People With Disabilities

Recognizing-Abuse-of-People-With-Disabilities-Banner By Jeremy Einbinder One of the more understated struggles of people with disabilities is the fact that we face abuse and neglect disproportionately.  Many organizations are trying their best to combat ... Read more

How to be a Successful Advocate

How to be a Successful Advocate Kevin Nuñez, Vice Chair, Self Advocate Member New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities The word advocacy is defined as “public support for or recommendation for a particular cause or policy.” This definition is just the tip of the iceberg for what my ... Read more

How Autism “Functioning Labels” Can Lead To Serious Harm

by Jeremy Einbinder People with disabilities are often compared to non-disabled people in terms of how they could function in everyday life. In other words, the societal worth of people with disabilities is measured based on how closely they might resemble their ... Read more

Corporate Missions of Inclusion A Positive Step, But Won’t Liberate Workers With Disabilities

Disability in Focus Blog Post Disability and Corporate Social ResponsibilityBy Jeremy Einbinder As the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD) has discussed before, one of the ways in which people with disabilities are discriminated against is in the workplace. We have some of the highest ... Read more

A Theater Group By And For Actors with Disabilities

A Theater Group By And For Actors with Disabilities By Jeremy Einbinder In the past, the council wrote about the lack of media representation for people with disabilities, and even more commonly, the fact that nondisabled actors often portray characters with disabilities in the ... Read more

Position and Statement Rights of Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities

  Position Statement The New Jersey Council on ... Read more

The Self-Driving Car Industry Shouldn’t Forget About People with Disabilities

The Self-Driving Car Industry Shouldn’t Forget About People with Disabilities

By Jeremy Einbinder

Self-driving cars are set to be one of the key innovations of the 21st ... Read more