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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, November 16 to Friday, November 20

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Schools learn about new program for autistic students (The Franklin News-Post, Rocky Mount, VA) Franklin County School Board members learned details about a new inclusive program for students with autism spectrum disorder … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 5 – Friday, January 9

Advocacy: Song and daughter inspire plans to celebrate people with disabilities (The New York Times) In July, New York City will celebrate diversity with the Disability Pride NYC Parade. The impetus behind the inaugural march is the jazz pianist Mike … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 13 – Friday, October 17

Human Interest: ‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s (The Washington Post) Tony Mendez, the real-life CIA agent portrayed in the movie “Argo,” is using his fame to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease, a disability for which he is in treatment. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 28 – Friday, May 2

Human Interest: Soldier who lost leg in Afghanistan vowed ‘I will return.’ This is what it took to get back. (The Washington Post) Following a leg injury sustained by a roadside bomb that resulted in amputation, a US Army soldier … Continue reading

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