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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with Resources!

At the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month 2018, we highlighted Latinos with disabilities who use their platforms to voice their stories and educate others about disabilities. Today, we would like to highlight organizations and resources that may be helpful … Continue reading

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¡Celebrando el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana con Recursos!

Al comienzo del Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana de 2018, resaltamos a los latinos con discapacidades que usan sus plataformas para expresar sus historias y educar a otros sobre las discapacidades. Hoy, nos gustaría destacar las organizaciones y recursos … 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 25 – Friday, August 29

Funding: How ALS could benefit from a flood of new funding (MIT Technology Review) As of August 22nd, the ALS Association had received $53.3 million since July 29th, compared to $2.2 million by that time last year, resulting from the … Continue reading

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¿Qué son las discapacidades psiquiátricas?

La discapacidad psiquiátrica se define por la Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) como un “impedimento mental que limita sustancialmente una o más de las principales actividades de la vida de una persona; … Continue reading

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What are psychiatric disabilities?

Psychiatric disability is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as a “mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of an individual; a record of impairment; or being regarded as having such an … 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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The Past, Present, and Future of the Rehabilitation Act – EEOC Symposium 9/26

On Thursday, Sept 26th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the US Dept of Labor will hold a public symposium commemorating the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Rehabilitation Act. The event will be held from 12 to 5 … Continue reading

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EEOC Proposes Changes to Track Job Applicants with Disabilities — Comments due by April 16th

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced plans to revise its Demographic Information on Applicants form to include disability status data. This change would help the EEOC and federal agencies track the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities. … Continue reading

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