Tag Archives: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Research Meeting Inclusive Goals

This Sunday is the 25th International Day of Persons with Disabilities, celebrated by the United Nations to promote the rights and well-being of people with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation … Continue reading

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Building an Inclusive Society – International Day of Persons with Disabilities

On December 3rd, the United Nations will celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme for 2015 is “Inclusion matters: Access and empowerment for people of all abilities.” The work of the NIDILRR community fits in very well with … Continue reading

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December 3rd: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

This Wednesday is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). The aim of IDPD is to promote an understanding of disability issues; mobilize support for the dignity, rights, and well-being of people with disabilities; and increase awareness of the gains … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Dec 2 – Friday Dec 6

Health: Reuters—Mild depression tied to diabetes complications Even mild bouts of depression may worsen the health complications that often go along with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Canadian researchers followed more than 1,000 patients for five years … Continue reading

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Senate Rejects the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Just one day after the International Day of Persons with Disabilities the United States Senate rejected the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) with sixty-one Senators voting in favor approximately six votes short of the … Continue reading

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Commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities falls on December 3rd, 2012 and promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities through a focus on improving accessibility and removing all types of barriers in society. This particular day launches the run-up … Continue reading

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