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From the White House Blog: Meeting the Needs of People with Autism

The following is text from a post on the White House blog. See the original article, and accompanying video, here.

Breaking through barriers: A story from MN High School Track

April 21, 2011

The following is a summary from the article 'Breaking Through Barriers' found on the Star Tribune Track Hub website.Mark Braun, a high school junior, is one of six athletes in Minnesota competing in the first track and field wheelchair division. Minnesota is one of 11 states offering wheelchair track and field at the high school level. There are currently three events in this division including the 800- and 1,600-meter races and shot put.

ADA National Network Launches Disability Rights Course

April 19, 2011


The ADA National Network recently launched a free, self-paced web course on federal disability rights laws. The course takes between 90 and 120 minutes to complete and has been approved to provide two continuing education clock hour credits from the Commission on Rehabilitation Councilor Certification.

Board Seeks Comment on Access to Shared Use Paths

The following announcement is from the Access Board website, found here.

Board Seeks Comment on Access to Shared Use Paths
March 28, 2011

EEOC Announces Final Bipartisan Regulations for the ADA Amendments Act

March 31, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                
CONTACT: (202) 663-4191
TTY: (202) 663-4912

EEOC ANNOUNCES FINAL BIPARTISAN REGULATIONS FOR THE ADA AMENDMENTS ACT
Regulations Implement Congressional Intent to Simplify Definition of Disability

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