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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 16 – Friday, June 20

Human Interest: StoryCorps looks to record disability experience (Disability Scoop) An effort known as the Disability Visibility Project has been launched to encourage people within the disability community to share their stories. The project is a partnership with StoryCorps, a … Continue reading

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The AAPD Hearne Leadership Program

The Hearne Leadership Awards are offered each year by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). This award program recognizes exceptional emerging leaders with disabilities who epitomize leadership, advocacy, and commitment to the larger disability community. Two awardees will … Continue reading

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National Forum on Disability Issues Sets Forth a Non-Partisan Dialogue

The 2012 Presidential election is fast approaching.  On September 28th, 2012 the National Forum on Disability Issues unites over 50 organizations for a historic presidential forum on disability issues.  President Barack Obama, Governor Mitt Romney, and candidates for the U.S. … Continue reading

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