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Google Announces a $20 million Initiative for People with Disabilities—Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities.
Google has announced it will be providing $20 million in Google.org grants for non-profit organizations utilizing emerging technology to increase independence of people living with disabilities. The initiative, “Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities” is designed to address the needs of the … Continue reading
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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 5 – Friday, May 9
Human Interest: In first, contestant with special needs on ‘Wheel of Fortune’ (Disability Scoop) A self-described Wheel of Fortune fanatic who has both Asperger’s and Tourette syndromes is the first contestant with special needs ever to compete on the show. … Continue reading
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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 21 – Friday, April 25
Policy: UN: People with disabilities free to make own decisions (Disability Scoop) The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has issued new guidelines urging countries to recognize the importance of supported decision-making for people with disabilities. … Continue reading
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