October 23, 2014 Leave a Comment
THE MIRAGE – Just because it’s a serious topic like disability awareness doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun along the way.
How many people with disabilities does it take to screw in a light bulb? It takes six, according to Nina G.
“One to screw it in and five able-bodied people to stand around and talk about what an inspiration you are,” said the comedian and disability advocate during a presentation this week to more than 300 MGM Resorts employees.
Her talk, sponsored by the Employee Network Group EnAble, was part of the Company’s support of National Disability Employment Awareness Month and focused on disability awareness as well as how businesses can make changes in order to be more welcoming for guests with disabilities.
“Everyone wants to feel comfortable when they’re on vacation, especially in Las Vegas. The easiest way to make a person with disabilities feel comfortable is to create an accessible environment,” Nina said. “Having an awareness of disability culture and seeing from that point of view will make all the difference.” READ MORE