Tag Archives: housing

After the Disaster: Recovery

This week we saw catastrophic weather up and down the Gulf Coast of Texas with Hurricane Harvey, including wind damage in Corpus Christi and severe flooding in the Houston area. More rain and flooding is predicted through the end of … Continue reading

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Registration for Two IDeA Center’s Online Continuing Education Courses Now Available!

The Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA) offers an online continuing education program.  The program is designed for anyone (e.g., advocates, builders/contractors, planners, architects, occupational and physical therapists, and policymakers) interested in learning about the universal design of … Continue reading

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2013: Obama’s Inauguration and People Living with Disabilities

On Monday, January 21, the nation inaugurated Barrack H. Obama for his second term in office as the 44th President of the United States. During his inauguration address, the President reiterated his administration’s agenda for the American people and made … Continue reading

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HUD and Other Housing Support

Research from the World Health Organization shows that about half of the American population will acquire some type of disability at some point during their lifetime. It can be difficult to find the right housing accommodations for persons with disabilities and … Continue reading

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Budget Calls to the White House

What follows is a list of various calls which the public can participate in to learn about the President’s Fiscal Year 2012 budget in relation to Research, Development, HUD, Minorities, Health Care, Energy, Environment, Arts and Humanities, Social Safety Net, … Continue reading

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White House Call on Disability Issues for January 10th, 2011

When’s the next White House Call? As soon as we know, we’ll post it here and in our Calendar of Events. Today’s White House Call on Disability Issues was lead by Khareem Dale of the White House’s Office of the … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive: New Additions

We’re chugging along through the final reports in our collection. It also gives us the opportunity to add some historical information to the Program Database of projects funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (our funding agency). … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive: New Additions

We’re not quite half way through the collection of project final reports. Here are highlights of items we’ve added in the last two weeks: NATIONAL ASSESSMENT OF HANDICAPPED STUDENT SERVICE PROGRAMS IN POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION: FINAL REPORT, P 1-19. Clark, D … Continue reading

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Live it: Federal initiatives in response to Olmstead

The White House and the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Health and Human Services today issued statements in recognition of the 10th anniversary of Olmstead and announced new programs or initiatives in response. President Barack Obama declared 2009 … Continue reading

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Watch it: More Webcasts from NIDRR Projects

More webcasts from NIDRR grantees. Continue reading

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