Tag Archives: autism spectrum disorder

Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 28 to Friday, April 1

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Arts: How actors with disabilities are educating casting directors (Playbill) Several casting directors and associates affiliated with the Casting Society of America (CSA) have partnered with the Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, February 29 to Friday, March 4

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Grim statistics show city still failing to evaluate, serve many students with disabilities (Chalkbeat New York) Newly released data show that New York City is struggling to monitor and provide services to … Continue reading

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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, October12 to Friday, October 16

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Entertainment: Autism coming-of-age documentary to debut on HBO (Disability Scoop) A film following a group of young women with autism spectrum disorders as they prepare for the social challenges of attending a dance … Continue reading

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

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Think the disability inclusion movement isn’t about you? Think again (Huffington Post) According to disability advocate Jay Ruderman, people with disabilities comprise the only minority group almost all of us are guaranteed … Continue reading

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

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Policy: Adult, autistic and ignored (The New York Times) Roughly 500,000 children with autism will become adults over the next 10 years, and as they reach the age of 21, they will find … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 10

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Arts: How to make a musical for the Deaf (BuzzFeed) Deaf West, a premiere Deaf theater company based in Los Angeles, will be taking the musical Spring Awakening to Broadway this fall. In … Continue reading

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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, 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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