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Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellows have written, produced, and published works related to mental illnesses and reducing stigma. Relevant articles and projects completed both during and after each journalist's fellowship year may be found within the archives.

Oct. 28, 2000
Disabilities Don't Stop Productivity

I spot more heroes now in Oregon businesses than in its politics. At the Shopko retail store in Salem, 23 out of 105 employees have disabilities. But incapacity becomes ability when team members learn to sign to deaf co-workers and when bosses help persons with various physical, mental and learning disabilities master tasks.


July 27, 2000
Effect of the Americans With Disabilities Act on Those Workers with Mental Disorders
Ten years ago this week, Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. The law prohibits employers from discriminating against workers based on their physical or mental disabilities.

July 2, 2000
The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and Mental Illness

A Public Radio Special Report. This report is in Real Audio format.

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