Tag Archives: ASD

Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, November 16 to Friday, November 20

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Schools learn about new program for autistic students (The Franklin News-Post, Rocky Mount, VA) Franklin County School Board members learned details about a new inclusive program for students with autism spectrum disorder … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 24 – Friday, August 28

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Amazon e-book deal with NYC public schools postponed as Blind advocates say it would leave out visually impaired students (New York Daily News) New York City education officials have shelved a $30 … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 3 – Friday, August 7

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: This man ran the Boston Marathon and is about to climb Mount Kilimanjaro – and he’s blind (Men’s Health) Randy Pierce’s life changed in 1989 when a neurological disorder rendered him … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 11 – Friday, May 15

Human Interest: Audree Norton, who paved way for deaf actors, dies at 88 (The New York Times) Audree Norton, a Deaf actress whose fight to be cast on a television show in the late 1970s greatly helped the careers of … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 19 – Friday, January 23

Education: Study finds postsecondary programs boost outcomes (Disability Scoop) A new study suggests that individuals with intellectual disabilities who attend postsecondary programs are finding greater success in the job market than those who do not pursue further education. For the … Continue reading

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The Autism Women’s Network is Seeking Submissions

The Autism Women’s Network is seeking submissions of poetry and non-fiction of any length for a new anthology on autism and race. The submissions for this new anthology will be written by people of color with autism and will be … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22

Funding: “Ice Bucket Challenge” has raised millions for ALS Association (The New York Times) The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has lit social media on fire, raising both money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). About 30,000 Americans have the disease, … Continue reading

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Disability Awareness Campaigns in Colleges and Universities

Recently, a patron asked us if we were aware of any colleges and universities that hold autism spectrum disorder (ASD) awareness campaigns on their campuses. We broadened the question to disability awareness campaigns and spoke with several Disability Services Offices … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Supplemental

We recently published an issue of Answered Questions with Autism as its theme. We would like to add the following resources and community outreach for our readers in the US: Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center: http://www.autismcenter.org/hispanic-community-outreach A support group … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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