Tag Archives: transportation

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What is inclusion and how does it benefit people with and without disabilities? Are there unmet inclusion needs? This … Continue reading

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ADA: Celebrate 26 Years on the 26th! (Part 2)

July 26th marks the 26th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the historic civil rights law that prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public … Continue reading

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Cool Tech from Festival ADA

It was a gorgeous Saturday afternoon when we hit the pavilions at Festival ADA! We set up a table with samples of publications from the NIDILRR grantee community and chatted with people about technology, inclusion, employment, parenting, gaming, and so … Continue reading

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USDOT Offers Free Public Workshop on ATTRI 5/18-19

As a NARIC patron and reader of the NARIC Spotlight, you may be interested in the following event: The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) To Offer a Free Public Workshop on Applications for the Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative (ATTRI) … Continue reading

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Family Support: Get Involved in the Dialogue!

Last March, the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Family Support at the University of Illinois in Chicago (H133B140046) and the Easter Seals gave the Disability Community the opportunity to be a part of a dialogue in English … Continue reading

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RFP Opportunity: Community Mobility Design for Health and Behavioral Health

Requests for Proposals – Community Mobility Design for Health and Behavioral Health: March 27 Deadline February 5 Administration for Community Living (ACL) National Center for Mobility Management announced RFP for eight community design teams to link transportation to health and … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Transportation Hosts Online Dialog for Individuals to Share Their Thoughts on Mobility and Transportation Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is holding an online dialog about transportation and assistive technology for people with disabilities between now and Friday, May 30th, 2014. DOT needs your input on mobility and transportation technology preferences and needs of … Continue reading

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Accessible Transport: Promising Practices… 11/13

The World Bank’s Transport for Social Responsibility Thematic Group in coordination with the Disability and Development Team, Social Protection, is holding a presentation and discussion on accessible transportation including practical cases and good practice. The panel features members of Fundación … Continue reading

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

Did you know that 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 … Continue reading

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Conference Call on the Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2013.

Today’s White House Conference Call dealt with the President’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2013 and how it applies to programs for people with disabilities. The call was led by Kareem Dale, Special Advisor to the President on Disability Policy. … Continue reading

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