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RRTC on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities is Seeking Participants for Focus Groups for Individuals with Physical Disabilities

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities is conducting focus groups about people with physical disabilities’ work experiences including what has helped them find or keep a job as well as advance in … Continue reading

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Kessler Foundation Launches Workplace Culture and Socialization Survey (WCS)

The Kessler Foundation launches the Workplace Culture and Socialization Survey (WCS) led by John O’Neill, PhD, CRC, Director of Employment and Disability Research. Researchers are recruiting U.S. volunteers with spinal cord injury for a pilot study of people with disabilities … Continue reading

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Forty Years Later: The Anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act

September 26th, 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 also known as the RehabAct.  The RehabAct was sponsored by Representative John Brademas [IN-3] and signed into law by President Richard Nixon.  The Federal legislation authorized the … Continue reading

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VCU’s Project Empowerment: Improving Minority Disability Research Capacity

On March 1st and 2nd 2012, the Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) “Project Empowerment: Improving Minority Disability Research Capacity” is holding its annual Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: State of the Science Conference. This conference will bring expert researchers and educators to … Continue reading

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