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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad: Lunes, 2 de Marzo – Viernes, 6 de Marzo

Vida Accesible: Nuevo concepto de vivienda emergente para las personas con discapacidad (Disability Scoop) Un nuevo desarrollo de la vivienda en el aterrizaje de Noé, FL, proporcionará una vivienda segura y asequible para los adultos con discapacidades del desarrollo. Se … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad: Lunes, 3 de Noviembre – Viernes, 7 de Noviembre

Política: Departamento de Justicia supervisa el acceso a las encuestas de votación para las personas con discapacidad (Disability Scoop) El Departamento de Justicia de los EEUU envió observadores electorales a los centros de votación en 18 estados el martes en … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, November 3 –Friday, November 7

Policy: Justice Department monitoring disability access at polls (Disability Scoop) The US Department of Justice sent election monitors to polling places in 18 states Tuesday in an effort to ensure that voters, including those with disabilities, would not encounter barriers … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad – Lunes, 15 de Septiembre – Viernes, 19 de Septiembre

Interés Humano: Superación de las discapacidades, piloto impresiona a sus compañeros (MSN) Un piloto corporativo en Missouri está demostrando que con perseverancia, cualquier persona puede volar – incluso sin manos o pies. El piloto opera un Cessna 421 utilizando unas … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22

Funding: “Ice Bucket Challenge” has raised millions for ALS Association (The New York Times) The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has lit social media on fire, raising both money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). About 30,000 Americans have the disease, … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad – Lunes, 11 de Agosto – Viernes, 15 de Agosto

Interés Humano: Madre con enfermedad mental (The Washington Post) Una madre viviendo con depresión mayor se preocupa que ella no puede ser una buena madre a su hijo de tres años de edad. Y ella se preocupa que no hay … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 11 – Friday, August 15

Human Interest: Mothering with mental illness (The Washington Post) A mother living with major depression worries that she cannot be a good enough parent to her three-year-old son. And she is concerned that there is nothing she can do to … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 4 – Friday, August 8

Education: Numerical learning disability: Dyscalculia linked to difficulties in reading and spelling (Science Daily) Between three and six percent of schoolchildren have an arithmetic-related learning disability, known as dyscalculia. Researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich, Germany, now show that these … Continue reading

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Upcoming webinars

Two webinars caught our attention: 2/6, 3-4p EST. The National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative hosts a webinar on Enrolling People with Disabilities in the Health Insurance Marketplace. The webinar will introduce the NDNRC, and highlight resources available throughout the website. Funded … Continue reading

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White House Disability Call for March 2012

The White House Disability Call for March 2012 occurred on March 30, 2012 at 2:30pm. The featured speaker for this call was Ari Ne’eman, board member of the National Council on Disability (NCD). Mr. Ne’eman’s nomination to the NCD was … Continue reading

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