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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 5 – Friday, January 9

Advocacy: Song and daughter inspire plans to celebrate people with disabilities (The New York Times) In July, New York City will celebrate diversity with the Disability Pride NYC Parade. The impetus behind the inaugural march is the jazz pianist Mike … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 26 – Friday, May 30

Policy: Deal in Congress would discourage sheltered workshops (Disability Scoop) Many individuals in special education leave high school and are referred directly to sheltered workshops with less than minimum pay. Under Section 511 of the Workforce Investment Act, currently before … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 7 – Friday, April 11

Autism Awareness Month: Autism-vaccine concerns remain widespread (Disability Scoop) A new Harris Poll survey finds that 1 in 3 parents believe that vaccines can cause autism, despite the link being widely discredited by the scientific community. In the poll of … Continue reading

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

Disability News Weekly Roundup Health: Science Daily— Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer at Risk of Early Aging Researchers found that frail health was associated with a greater risk for adult childhood cancer survivors of death and chronic disease. Being frail … Continue reading

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IACC Releases Momentous Report on Autism Research

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) has released a report detailing the remarkable advances in autism research in recent years. The report is being touted as the most comprehensive summary of trends in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) research, including gaps … Continue reading

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