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Benefit assessments 'are unfair'

Benefit assessments 'are unfair' | DD, ID and Disability News | Scoop.it
A doctor, who worked for the private company which assesses people for disability benefits, says its methods are "unfair".
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Disability Employment: Are We at the Tipping Point?

Disability Employment: Are We at the Tipping Point? | DD, ID and Disability News | Scoop.it
Today, in my role as chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, I am releasing a report urging Congress, the Administration, the business community, and society at large to make the issue of disability employment a...
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Hearing the Voices of Jakarta’s Talented Disability Community | The Jakarta Globe

Hearing the Voices of Jakarta’s Talented Disability Community | The Jakarta Globe | DD, ID and Disability News | Scoop.it

The easiest way to destroy a stigma is to shine a light on it.

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aran-lenart: October is Down Syndrome Awareness...

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aran-lenart: “ October is Down Syndrome Awareness month. Rock that extra chromosome! You don’t know joy until you meet these amazing people.
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Co-Teaching Model for Special Education

The Co-Teaching Model Special Education graduate demonstrates the benefits of collaborative classrooms for special needs children and for teachers.youtube.com...
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People living with disability part of human experience - Times-Standard Online

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Tri-County Independent Living is proud to promote and support the fact that there is dignity for individuals with disabilities through employment and independent living in our (RT @CRPDisabilities:...
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Health Desk: Advocates For Disabled Fight Special Ed Rule Changes - WUIS

Health Desk: Advocates For Disabled Fight Special Ed Rule Changes - WUIS | DD, ID and Disability News | Scoop.it
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The State of Illinois caps the number of high needs learners who share the attention of a single special education teacher.
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When Discrimination is the Worst Form of Disability - PolicyMic

When Discrimination is the Worst Form of Disability - PolicyMic | DD, ID and Disability News | Scoop.it

PolicyMic: When Discrimination is the Worst Form of Disability - A new report by the National Council on Disability shows that disabled parents are more likely to lose custody of their children due to discrimination.

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American Public Schools Should Make Disability Awareness Programs Mandatory Curriculum

American Public Schools Should Make Disability Awareness Programs Mandatory Curriculum | DD, ID and Disability News | Scoop.it
Disabled parents are more likely to lose custody of their children due to discrimination. To prevent this, mandatory curriculum about disability issues in public schools is needed.
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Disability Commission Seeks Members | Eye On Annapolis

Disability Commission Seeks Members | Eye On Annapolis | DD, ID and Disability News | Scoop.it
The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues is seeking new members.
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National Forum on Disability Issues Review (cont.)

National Forum on Disability Issues Review (cont.) | DD, ID and Disability News | Scoop.it
At the NFDI, Ted Kennedy, Jr. said the most important fight for people with disabilities is making sure their voices are heard in the halls of government.
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