Tag Archives: Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act

Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 30 to Friday, June 3

Employment: Ford eyes workers with autism (Disability Scoop) Ford Motor Company is launching a pilot program this week designed to improve recruitment and retention of employees with autism. Through an initiative called FordInclusiveWorks, the company intends to establish five new … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 1 – Friday, June 5

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Policy: The limitations of ABLE accounts for the disabled (Reuters) After a decade of lobbying by disability advocates, Congress passed The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act before adjourning in December. The … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 12 – Friday, January 16

Human Interest: Heart problems, deafness influenced Beethoven’s music, study says (The Hearing Review) According to researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Washington, Ludwig van Beethoven’s musical compositions might have been affected by both his deafness and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, July 21 – Friday, July 25

Human Interest: ‘Extraordinary’ little boy finishes triathlon with his disabled brother (NBC Today) An 8-year-old boy did not want his 6-year-old sibling who uses a wheelchair to miss out on a triathlon, so he pulled and pushed his little brother … Continue reading

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