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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, September 14 – Friday, September 18
Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Models break barriers at New York Fashion Week (Disability Scoop) Rebekah Marine, a model who has a bionic prosthetic hand, is one of the models participating at this year’s New York … Continue reading
Posted in Weekly News Roundup Tagged 3D-printed titanium sternum and ribcage, accessible tourist spots in Britain, adapted yoga, Braigo printer and embosser, chest wall sarcoma, DARPA mechanical hand, fashion models with disabilities, low-cost Braille printer, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), prosthetic hand, US Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living, US Department of Labor, yoga for arthritis Leave a comment
2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics Released
On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 the NIDRR-funded RRTCs on Disability Statistics and Demographics, and Employment Policy and Measurement in association with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) released the 2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics. This year marked … Continue reading
Posted in Event, Guide, Publications, Uncategorized Tagged AAPD, Annual Compendium of Disability Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, CDC, disability statistics, Dr. Andrew Houtenville, Dr. Charlie Lakin, employment, employment policy, employment research, Institute on Disability, Jennifer Sheehy, Mathematica Policy Research, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, NIDRR research, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), presentations, Research-to-Policy Roundtable, RRTC on Employment Policy and Measurement, Sharon Lewis, StatsRRTC, US Department of Labor Leave a comment
Forty Years Later: The Anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act
September 26th, 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 also known as the RehabAct. The RehabAct was sponsored by Representative John Brademas [IN-3] and signed into law by President Richard Nixon. The Federal legislation authorized the … Continue reading
Posted in Event, Legislation, Uncategorized, Website Tagged Americans with Disabilities Act, disability legislation, disability research, disability rights, EEOC, employment, independent living, NIDRR, OSERS, protection & advocacy, RehabAct, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 501, Section 503, section 504, Section 508, Section 509, US Department of Education, US Department of Justice, US Department of Labor, vocational rehabilitation 2 Comments
LEAD Center Debut’s New Website!
The LEAD Center, a collaborative of disability, workforce, and economic empowerment organizations funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the U.S. Department of Labor is a key resource for information to promote public policy, employment, and economic … Continue reading
Posted in Website Tagged Autistic Self Advocacy Network, Center for Workers with Disabilities, Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, Community Transportation Association, Employment Alliance for People with Disabilities, Inc., Job Accommodation Network, LEAD Center, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disability Services, National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth, National Council on Independent Living, National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, NDI Consulting, ODEP, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), Partners, RESNA, Resources, Service Employees International Union, TASH, US Business Leadership Network, US Department of Labor Leave a comment