Tag Archives: community inclusion

Focus on Public Health:  Importance of health screenings for people with disabilities

The first week of April was National Public Health Week, and the American Public Health Association (APHA) and its various partners came together to celebrate and advocate for public health.  This year’s overarching theme was “Creating the Healthiest Nation 2030:  … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for October 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What is inclusive employment and what information is available to learn about different aspects of inclusive employment? This edition … Continue reading

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The Galvanizing Garrett Holeve

The story of Garrett Holeve is rousing discussion throughout the “www” community, especially those affected by disability. Garrett is a 23-year-old, aspiring mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter whose goal to compete has made national headlines in recent days, most notably, … Continue reading

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Webinar: Peer Specialists in Rural Communities: Promoting Community Inclusion

Join the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities and the National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse for the second in a series of free webinars discussing the roles of Peer Specialists in today’s mental health … Continue reading

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The US Senate is voting today on the UN Disability Treaty

In July of this year, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Today, the Senate is finally scheduled to vote on CRPD. Through the adoption of the Convention, the … Continue reading

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Two New Publications from the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion!

The NIDRR-funded Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion has two new publications: Future Research Recommendations Report The report is a guide to community inclusion researchers in the years ahead.  The full set of recommendations was developed at the Collaborative’s Second … Continue reading

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