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NIDILRR Seeks Comment on Draft Long-Range Plan

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is requesting comments on its draft long-range plan for the period 2018–2023 (PDF, 348KB). Within ACL, NIDILRR works to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use to improve … Continue reading

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NIDILRR Seeks Input to Guide Strategic Planning

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) through the Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking comments and hosting several listening sessions across the country to help inform future funding priorities and strategic direction.  Public meetings … Continue reading

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Justice Department Proposes Movie Theater Accessibility Rules

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is proposing new accessibility requirements for movie theaters. Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act contains broad language prohibiting public businesses from discriminating against people with disabilities. In many cases, public businesses are … Continue reading

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EEOC Proposes Changes to Track Job Applicants with Disabilities — Comments due by April 16th

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced plans to revise its Demographic Information on Applicants form to include disability status data. This change would help the EEOC and federal agencies track the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities. … Continue reading

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Notice of Proposed Rule Making: Secondary Service Connection for Diagnosable Illnesses Associated With Traumatic Brain Injury

On December 12th, 2012 the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register to amend VA adjudication regulations (38 CFR Part 3) by revising 38 CFR 3.310 to add five diagnosable illnesses as secondary conditions associated … Continue reading

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NIDRR Long-Range Plan Informational Webinar: Your Input Is Important!

The Proposed Long-Range Plan was published in the Federal Register April 18th and will be available for review and comment until June 18th!  We encourage you to read it, attend the session, and offer your comments on the proposed direction … Continue reading

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Open for Comment: 4 ADA Proposals

The US Department of Justice published four proposals for ADA rules which are open for comment: Accessibility of Web information and services from ADA-covered entities Captioning and video description in movie theaters Accessibility of next-generation 911 Accessibility of equipment and … Continue reading

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Participate: Comment on the proposed ADAAG regulation changes

You have until November 23rd to comment on Regulations to Implement the Equal Employment Provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act, as Amended (http://www.regulations.gov/search/Regs/home.html#documentDetail%3FR%3D0900006480a29bc9) “The Amendments Act retains the ADA’s basic definition of “disability” as an impairment that substantially limits … Continue reading

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