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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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Saluting Dads!

Father’s Day is coming up and we want to take a moment to recognize dads of all kinds: Dads with disabilities, fathers of children with disabilities, fathers who are caregivers, adoptive and foster fathers, fathers-in-law, grandfathers, even that awesome guy … Continue reading

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A New National Research Initiative on Family Support to Begin in March

The Easter Seals and the NIDRR-funded Family Support Research and Training Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago (H133B140046) have joined together to support a national research initiative called Family Support: Tell Us What We Need to Know. This … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, July 28 – Friday, August 1

Human Interest: The kids who beat autism (The New York Times Magazine) No one has figured out what happens inside the brains of people who had autism but no longer do – whether, for example their brains were different from … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, July 14 – Friday, July 18

Human Interest: Nordstrom ads feature models with disabilities (Fox News) Fashion retailer Nordstrom has been using models with disabilities since 1997 and continues the tradition in its annual July catalog. It includes, among others, a woman in a wheelchair modeling … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 28 – Friday, May 2

Human Interest: Soldier who lost leg in Afghanistan vowed ‘I will return.’ This is what it took to get back. (The Washington Post) Following a leg injury sustained by a roadside bomb that resulted in amputation, a US Army soldier … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 31 – Friday, April 4

Human Interest: Snowboarder’s traumatic brain injury inspires awareness for other survivors  (Fox News) A snowboarder, whose chance to participate in the 2010 Winter Olympics ended when he sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) shortly before the games, has launched a … Continue reading

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Review of NIDRR Presents – “Current and Future Trends in Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for People with Disabilities: How RESNA is helping to lead the way”

On April 17th, 2013 NIDRR hosted NIDRR Presents—Current and Future Trends in Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for People with Disabilities:  How RESNA is helping to lead the way at their Washington, DC offices and by teleconference with guest speaker Dr. … Continue reading

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Dogs and People with Disabilities: Service and Pet Survey!

The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, is gathering information to learn more about the role of dogs in the lives of people with disabilities. The questionnaire is designed for people with disabilities (other than visual … Continue reading

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September is Emergency Preparedness Month: Are You Ready?

September 18th is “Get Ready Day” a yearly event held the third Tuesday of September by the American Public Health Association (APHA) coinciding with National Preparedness Month.  The Get Ready website includes resources for people to prepare themselves, their families … Continue reading

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