Tag Archives: CRPD

Preguntas y Respuestas: Noticias Mensuales para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad

Preguntas y Respuestas es un recurso mensual para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad de habla española que llena una necesidad de información. Cada mes, revisamos las búsquedas que aparecen en nuestro blog y a través de las solicitudes de información … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad: Lunes, 21 de Julio – Viernes, 25 de Julio

Interés Humano: “Extraordinario” niño pequeño termina triatlón con su hermano discapacitado (NBC Today) Un niño de 8 años de edad, no quería que su hermano de 6 años de edad que usa una silla de ruedas pierda la oportunidad de … Continue reading

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Disability Organizations to Host Free Webinar on July 9th on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

On Wednesday, July 9th the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), the U.S. International Council on Disability (USICD), and the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) are hosting a free informative webinar, “Convention on the Rights of … Continue reading

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The Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 23: How Has It Contributed to the Lives of Americans with Disabilities?

July 26th, 2013 marks the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which, through its implementation, has served Americans with disabilities in their homes, schools, jobs, and communities. In celebration of the ADA’s anniversary, we will … Continue reading

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Al ver el niño antes de ver la discapacidad – el informe anual de UNICEF sobre el Estado de los Niños del Mundo

El 30 de mayo de 2013, en Da Nang, Viet Nam, UNICEF lanzó su informe anual: El Estado de los Niños del Mundo 2013: Los Niños con Discapacidad, que discutió cómo los niños con discapacidades y sus comunidades benefician cuando … Continue reading

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Senate Rejects the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Just one day after the International Day of Persons with Disabilities the United States Senate rejected the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) with sixty-one Senators voting in favor approximately six votes short of the … 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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