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Apr 23 2015

Action Needed on Texas' Sovereign Immunity from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

April 22, 2015

For the past decade, CTD has fought for legislation that waives Texas' claim of sovereign immunity from the ADA and permanently acknowledges the basic civil right of freedom from discrimination. There hadn't been much movement on this issue this year, but now, we are getting a shot.

Mar 25 2015

The American Association of People with Disabilities is pleased to announced that we are accepting applications for the 2015 NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship.  We are offering four scholarships, which can be used for for the spring, summer, or fall semesters of 2015, to 2nd year associate students; undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing communication or media-related degrees.  Each recipient will receive $5,625 for the tuition and fees at their college or university.

Feb 19 2015

Free Services Include:

Job Readiness Training

Job Placement Assistance

Case Management Services

Weekly Support Group (Job Club)

DART Monthly Bus Passes

Job Coaching

Ongoing Job Support

Eligible veterans must have a disability, may have served in any war and in any service branch, and must provide a DD Form 214.

Dec 17 2014
Congress Passes ABLE Act: Major Victory for Persons with Disabilities and Their Families
Nov 6 2014

The Justice Department announced today it has published a new technical assistance publication about federal laws that protect the rights of voters with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Voting Rights Act, the National Voter Registration Act and the Help America Vote Act.  The publication, “

Jun 16 2014

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Ruling
in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

May 23 2014

RIPON, CA -- May 8, 2014 -- If the Grand Canyon is on your bucket list, but you thought you'd never be able to enjoy it because you use a wheelchair, or just get around a little slower, then pick up a copy of Barrier-Free Travel; The Grand Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers ($6.99, C&C Creative Concepts) and prepare to visit one of America's most popular national parks.

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