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APRIL 2021

News & resources


Education Department cancels student debt for 40,000 Americans with disabilities
The Hill

Recorded lectures should remain the norm post pandemic
Teen Vogue

Disability and Culture

Imagining a more accessible art world
New York Times

Opinion: Sound of Metal is a heartwarming and frustrating take on deafness

Independent Living  

ABLE savings accounts and disabled recipients of stimulus aid
New York Times

Trader Joe’s aiming to make stores more sensory-friendly
Disability Scoop

Services and Systems  

The federal infrastructure plan proposes $400B to help people with disabilities living at home

U.S. Department of Labor’s new initiative on racial and social equity in employment for people with disabilities


Companies need more robust disability strategies now

Preparing youth with vision loss for careers and success: what parents can do

Science and Technology

Designing spaces with marginalized people in mind makes them better for everyone
Popular Science

How to make technologies more inclusive for people with disabilities
World Economic Forum


Tonight: What is self direction?

April 14: Working while receiving SSI
Interpretación en español disponible

April 15: Mindfulness stress reduction series

April 26: Navigating OPWDD through transition

April 27: Bullying and promoting well being for students with disabilities

April 28: Transition from high school to adulthood

April 29: Connecting individuals with disabilities to adult services

May 11: Having the talk with youth with disabilities

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