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Why Employers Are Hiring More People with Disabilities

At its 10th Annual Dubrow Vocational Celebration Breakfast in November 2015, the Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service honored Bright Lights USA for its efforts to hire people with disabilities. 163 more words

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What Moves You? A Simple Guide to Disability Story-Sharing

The other day, I shared a great story about Chef Austin, a man with Down Syndrome in Texas who operates his own food truck ( 696 more words

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Clearly David Cameron is facing a number of questions that require something approaching answers rather than his predicable, tiresome and carefully rehearsed weasel words.

Like all elected representatives in a supposedly mature and functioning democracy, the Prime Minister is answerable to the electorate at the ballot box but with questions regarding electoral fraud being firmly asked and robustly ignored, the certainty of legitimate parliamentary representation is far from certain. 623 more words

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Commentary: A Different Way of Seeing Museum Exhibits

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is commemorating the anniversary with… 497 more words

Most Iowa School Districts Don’t Comply With Americans With Disabilities Act

Originally published on IowaWatch.org

When Cael Rudkin was in first grade at West Marshall Elementary School he got stuck outside one day because none of the school’s doors had handicap accessible push buttons. 1,843 more words

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Criminalizing People With Disabilities: The Ugly Face Of Fascism In The USA

Texas Congressman Ted Poe has introduced the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2015 (H.R.3765 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) , which would make accessibility much harder to get for people with disabilities, delay the ability to have our Civil Rights enforced, and would charge us with criminal penalties for not following the bill’s onerous and restrictive process. 1,247 more words

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