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It’s almost time to go back to school. Are you ready?

August is here and that means that parents, students with disabilities, and teachers are starting to prepare for the new school year. For students with disabilities and their families, this can be a stressful, yet exciting, time. NARIC’s information specialists … Continue reading

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Off to College

This week, students across the US will be heading to college. First year students will be moving into dorm rooms and meeting new roommates. Returning students will be reconnecting with friends and professors. Across campus, students with disabilities may be navigating additional … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for June 2015

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Disability Awareness Campaigns in Colleges and Universities

Recently, a patron asked us if we were aware of any colleges and universities that hold autism spectrum disorder (ASD) awareness campaigns on their campuses. We broadened the question to disability awareness campaigns and spoke with several Disability Services Offices … Continue reading

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Gallaudet University Firsts and Football

Last Tuesday, November 19th, was the 150th anniversary of one of the most important speeches in American history: President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. A year after his famous 1863 speech, Lincoln would deliver another speech, establishing the first university in … Continue reading

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Campuses Light Up for Autism Awareness

The Autism Speaks organization is encouraging college campuses to get involved with Autism Awareness Month through its Autism U Campaign. Autism U is a collective effort among institutions of higher learning to get students and student organizations to partake in … Continue reading

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