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Emergency Preparedness and People with Auditory Disabilities

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 18 to Friday, April 22

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Consumer Advocacy: Hearing aid prices under pressure from consumer electronics (The New York Times) The consumer electronics industry is encroaching on the hearing aid business, offering products that are far less expensive and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, February 15 to Friday, February 19

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Employment: Workplace disability discrimination claims at record high (Disability Scoop) The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reports that charges of job bias related to disability rose 6 percent to total 26,968 for the … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 10 – Friday, August 14

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Accessibility: Disabled Luke Kenshole was ‘kicked off’ flight to US because he was in a wheelchair (Western Daily Press – UK) A British airline passenger says he was removed from a flight to … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Sports Illustrated honors walker with a cause (Disability Scoop) A week after 15-year-old Hunter Gandee walked to Ann Arbor while carrying his little brother with cerebral palsy, he walked onto the pages … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 13 to Friday, April 17

Entertainment: Netflix makes a blind superhero accessible to blind audiences (The Washington Post) For its new series “Daredevil,” featuring a hero who acquires superpowers in an accident that blinds him, Netflix was so busy focusing on the superhero’s powers that … Continue reading

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Ticket to Work Program Announces New Video Series in ASL

Ticket to Work connects individuals age 18 through 64 who received Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits due to disability to free employment services that prepare individuals for work, and in locating a job and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 23 to Friday, March 27

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español Education: Another voucher bill – for students with special needs – advancing in legislature (Chalkbeat Tennessee) While bills that would bring private school vouchers to Tennessee have made headlines this year, a more … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 19 – Friday, January 23

Education: Study finds postsecondary programs boost outcomes (Disability Scoop) A new study suggests that individuals with intellectual disabilities who attend postsecondary programs are finding greater success in the job market than those who do not pursue further education. For the … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 19 – Friday, May 23

Human Interest: How a brain treatment for OCD turned a man into a Johnny Cash fanatic (The Washington Post) “A case of musical preference for Johnny Cash following deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens,” published in the May issue … Continue reading

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