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According to the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations, Human Rights Day is “observed by the international community every year on December 10” and “commemorates the day in 1948” when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the … Continue reading
Every year the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) REV UP campaign coordinates National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) to increase the enfranchisement of people with disabilities through voting, political participation, and civic engagement. This year, NDVRW is July … Continue reading
This week we continue our celebration of the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act by taking a quick look at Title II: State and Local Governments. This title, which is regulated and enforced by the … Continue reading
The State Reference Center for Personal Autonomy and Technical Assistance (Ceapat, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) was founded in April 1989 in Spain to offer quality social services to people in various situations, including people with disabilities, and their families. … Continue reading
Recently, the US Access Board released a set of proposed guidelines for the onboard wheelchairs that air carriers must provide to passengers who cannot use their personal wheelchairs in the cabin during flight. The guidelines are available to the public … Continue reading