Tag Archives: ADA. Americans with Disabilities Act

Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, February 9 – Friday, February 13

Human Interest: Meet the first model with Down syndrome to walk the runway at Fashion Week (NBC TODAY) Jamie Brewer, an actress with Down syndrome, is modeling designs by Carrie Hammer during New York Fashion Week. She is part of … Continue reading

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

Human Interest: Navigating the stage with a disability (The Wall Street Journal) At a New York Festival of Song concert in November, the organization’s co-founder, pianist Steven Blier, zoomed onto the stage in his battery-operated wheelchair. “This takes a minute, … Continue reading

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What are Reasonable Job Accommodations for People with Disabilities?

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2014 is “Expect. Employ. Empower.” The Americans with Disabilities Act … Continue reading

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Scholarship Opportunity for Families with Living Disabilities

Bonnie Brown is a single mother with an intellectual disability. Myra is her 15-year-old daughter, a gifted-and-talented student who aspires to attend the University of Cambridge when she graduates. Both were featured on StoryCorps to talk about their lives and … Continue reading

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Mid-Atlantic ADA Training Announcement: Disability as Diversity in the Workplace

On May 5th, 2011, the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center is pleased to present “Disability as Diversity in the Workplace.”  Disability as Diversity in the Workplace is an in-depth “train-the-trainer” training on disability awareness with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities … Continue reading

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ADA 20: Proclaim it!

On July 26, 1990, George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, the National ADA Symposium is sponsoring 2010 by 2010. They are collecting proclamations in continuing support of the ADA. NARIC is on … Continue reading

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