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National Social Security Month – What SSA Can Do for You

This month, the Social Security Administration (SSA) celebrates National Social Security Month highlighting the agency’s mission and purpose to support Americans throughout life’s journey from birth to marriage and into retirement. Most people may think of retirement first when they … Continue reading

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ADA: Celebrate 26 Years on the 26th! (Part 1)

July 26th marks the 26th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the historic civil rights law that prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public … Continue reading

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The importance of the disability vote is featured in the next episode of ADA Live!

On July 6th, 2016 ADA Live! presents The Disability Vote:  The Sleeping Giant Wakes Up!  Continuing with the disability and voting theme (voting access), the upcoming episode discusses the disability vote, the importance of people with disabilities casting their vote, … Continue reading

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2014 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium Released!

On December 3rd, the 2014 Compendium of Disability Statistics release and the Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable meeting was held at the Washington Center, Blinken Auditorium in Washington, D.C. The sixth annual Compendium release brought together disability stakeholders and researchers (in-person and … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Seeks Feedback on the American Community Survey

The U.S. Census Bureau is attempting to learn about the ways people and organizations use the American Community Survey (ACS) data. Implemented in the 1990s, the ACS is a mandatory, ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the … Continue reading

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2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics Released

On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 the NIDRR-funded RRTCs on Disability Statistics and Demographics, and Employment Policy and Measurement in association with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) released the 2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics.  This year marked … Continue reading

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Free Webinar on New Statistical Research Tools February 20th!

Population-based data sources such as national surveys and administrative claims data are valuable resources for testing hypotheses and generating national-level estimates about disability and rehabilitation related-issues. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to identify what datasets are available and further what … Continue reading

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2012 Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics Released!

On November 28th  the NIDRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) released the 2012 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium in conjunction with the Second Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable in Washington, DC presented by Kessler Foundation in partnership … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics and the Second Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable to take place in November

The release of the Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics and the Second Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable meeting will both take place on Wednesday, November 28th in the Capital Hill area of Washington, D.C. The NIDRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on … Continue reading

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2012 State of the Science Conference Materials Now Available!

On April 23rd, 2012 the State-of-the-Science Conference was held in conjunction with the 2012 CSAVR Spring Conference in Bethesda, Maryland.  Hosted by the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) in collaboration with CSAVR this conference … Continue reading

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