Angela English posted this to the Texas ADA Coordinators list--
In a report issued in the December 2008 Current Population Reports the U.S. Census Bureau reported that of the 291.1 million people in the 2005 population of the United States, 54.4 million, or 18.7 percent, reported some level of disability, and 35 million (12.0 percent of all people) reported a severe disability.
Issued December 2008:
Orange County's Sheriff's Department has a far flung workforce, rapidly changing mission-critical information, and budget constraints. They are using podcasting to get their message out quickly. Full story is at http://www.apple.com/business/profiles/ocsd/
Wall Street Journal has an excellent article that emphasizes that the key to effective training isn't what happens in the classroom. It's what you do afterwards. Organizations spend billions of dollars annually on staff development and some studies suggest that 10% to 40% of training is ever used on that job--shocking!