Michael Bush is an attorney with Bowles Rice LLP in Morgantown and a member of the board of directors of Special Olympics of West Virginia.
Advocates remind us this October to look at the person before the disability. By White House Proclamation President Obama declares, “During National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we celebrate the Americans living with disabilities, including significant disabilities, who enrich our country, and we reaffirm the simple truth that each of us has something to give to the American story.” This year's theme: “Expect. Employ. Empower.”