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The "Everyone Can" Program: A project of the Disability Law Center

April 19, 2011

An Overview of the “Everyone Can” Program

REFERENCE POINTS: Proposed Legislation -- "Transition toward Excellence, Achievement and Mobility" (TEAM Act)

March 31, 2011

Groundbreaking Transition Legislation for Youth with Disabilities Introduced in House

Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS), father of a 21-year old son with Fragile X Syndrome, has introduced a legislative package of three bills - "Transition toward Excellence, Achievement and Mobility" (TEAM Act) - that would realign  and strengthen  federally funded programs to more successfully move youth with significant disabilities toward further education, integrated employment, and community living.

A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities

Hesperian Foundation has created a resource manual for women with disabilities, which discusses a variety of topics that are important when considering women's health such as, health exams, pregnancy and motherhood, information on violence and abuse, and support systems.

Return-to-Work Toolkit for Employees & Employers

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) created its new online Return-to-Work Toolkit to help employers and employees understand the return-to-work process and provide resources to assist in getting employees back on the job quickly and smoothly. Effective return-to-work approaches can protect an employee’s earning power and boost an organization’s output as the employee adds value while still recuperating. Furthermore, in many instances, work itself plays an important role in the recovery process.

Spina Bifida University

SBU is a self-paced educational experience which covers a wide variety of topics of importance to the Spina Bifida Community. From seminars featuring leading health care providers from across the country to presentations on educational and vocational opportunities, SBU has something for everyone!

Registration required.

Iowa State Architecture Professor's Book Makes New ADA Requirements More Accessible

An Iowa State University architecture professor has devoted much of his career to helping architects, building contractors, code officials and students decipher and implement the accessibility standards and the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG).

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