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INCLUDEnyc | Access for young adults with disabilities

June 2019

News & resources

Disability and Culture

Ali Stroker becomes first wheelchair-user to win Tony
New York Times

Disability access versus disability-led?

Adaptive fashion on the red carpet
New Yorker

Services and Systems

New Yorkers with disabilities subjected to abusive workers in group homes, despite reform efforts
New York Times


Disability and accommodations in grad school
Inside Higher Ed

Federal proposal for removing barriers for students with disabilities in their transition to college
Disability Scoop

Independent Living

Savings accounts for disabled Americans catch on, but slowly
The New York Times 

Learn more about:
ABLEnow Accounts 


One billion disabled people just hit the business radar

Turn your challenges into superpowers
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Learn about programs that can help you or someone in your family achieve employment goals.

Science and Technology

How tech breaks down barriers for students with disabilities
The Guardian

Tech empowering disabled people in cities

Microsoft Word is getting politically correct
Fast Company

Upcoming events & workshops

New York City 

June 13: The Road to Independence 

June 19: Unraveling the Mysteries of Pre-Employment Transition under WIOA 

July 14: Disability Pride Parade

Western New York

June 26: WNY Community College Financial Aid Application Aid Night
June 29: WNY Community College Instant Admission Day 

July 11: Collaboration and the Highly Engaged Inclusive Classroom

July 13-16: Youth Power! AMPLIFY-NY’s 2019 Western Region Youth Leadership Forum

Finger Lakes

July 24: Which Door Do We Go Through? Access and Eligibility to OPWDD, OMH and ACCES-VR

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