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Spinal Cord Injury – Looking Back and Looking Forward

In honor of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, NARIC Director Mark Odum shares his insight on the past and future of spinal cord injury. More than 40 years ago I broke my neck diving into and hitting my head … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 31 – Friday, September 4

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: For students with learning disabilities, real life often is more satisfying than high school, study suggests (Seattle Times) For some students with learning disabilities, finding their niche in the real world is … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 17 – Friday, March 21

Disability Awareness: Friday marks World Down Syndrome Day (9News, Denver, CO) Down syndrome is a genetic disorder in which someone has three copies of chromosome 21 instead of two. As a play on numbers, March 21 is World Down Syndrome … Continue reading

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

Education: Disability studies: hot topic on campus (The Wall Street Journal) Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations created a formal concentration on disability studies in 2009. However, in response to increased student demand, it now offers eight courses … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup — Monday, Feb 24 – Friday, Feb 28

Human Interest: H Street NE Bars and Restaurants Reach Out to Their Deaf Neighbors (Washington City Paper) Several bars and restaurants along H Street NE in Washington’s Capitol Hill District have hired staff that knows sign language in an effort … Continue reading

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