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13
Dec

Friday, December 6, 2013 read more Source: http://www.casinstitute.org/content/justice-department-reaches-settlement-newseum-improve-access-people-disabilities

04
Dec

Some argue these problems could be prevented by requiring service dog users to carry identification cards. But there's a good reason we're not compelled to do this -- my disability is my business and not yours. Read more: Guide Dogs, Disability, Blindness, Civil Rights, Service Animals, Americans With Disabilities Act, American With Disabilities Act, Disabilities, Ada, Impact News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephen-kuusisto/dogs-on-the-playing-field_b_4378640.html

02
Dec

Hundreds of thousands of American parents and disabled people have fought hard to bring about the dramatic changes that have occurred in our country over the decades. But what about the parents and disabled people in other countries who face the same kinds of challenges? Read more: Americans With Disabilities Act, UN Disability Treaty, Disabilities Treaty, Foreign Affairs, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Disability Rights, World News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/judith-e-heumann/the-disabilities-treaty-r_b_4374249.html

27
Nov

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 read more Source: http://www.casinstitute.org/content/justice-department-reaches-agreement-oklahoma-child-care-center-ensure-equal-rights-children

12
Nov

With so many luminaries supporting the treaty, one might think the treaty would be a slam-dunk to pass the U.S. Senate. But the last time it was brought to the floor it lost by five votes, and even today the votes are not there for its passage. Read more: Senate, US Foreign Policy, Americans With Disabilities Act, Disability, Disabilities, Foreign Affairs, Politics News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-laszlo-mizrahi/disabilities-treaty-is-a-_b_4256838.html

11
Nov

Like the proverbial canary in a coal mine, the well being of the most vulnerable in our population--the disabled--during severe weather events may serve as an indicator of how well we are planning to protect the general population. Read more: Climate Change, Americans With Disabilities Act, Hurricane Sandy, Green News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lewis-milford/court-finds-nyc-disabled-_b_4255402.html