Disability News

 

Ability Magazine

http://www.abilitymagazine.com/

This is a web based version of Ability Magazine. All issues are fully accessible on this site and there is a portal where questions can be submitted regarding the Americans with Disability Act. Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/abilitymag and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ABILITYMagazine/app_208195102528120

Ability Jobs
 
 
This site is dedicated to helping people with disabilities find employment. There is a portal for job seekers and a portal for employers. Job seekers may create a profile and post a resume on the site as well as browse available, posted jobs.
 
ADA Live!
 
 
The Southeast ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network, produces ADA Live! on blogtalkradio. Youth and young adults with disabilities can learn as well as ask questions about their rights and responsibilities on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).   Several episodes have been uploaded on a variety of topics regarding the ADA, such as: employment and reasonable accommodations; beyond yellow ribbons: veterans/wounded warriors; and accessible meetings and events. For more information, please go to: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wada-se
 
Disability.GOV
 
 
This website gives accessible information on disability programs, services, law and benefits.  Some of the topics covered include Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Housing Rights, Special Education and Social Security Disability Benefits.
 
Disability Loop News
 
 
This site is dedicated to connecting individuals with disabilities to up to date, relevant information that impacts and improves lives of those with disabilities. Visitors may sign up to receive an e-mail newsletter. This site has links to accessible autos and real estate.
 
disAbility News Reporter
 
 
disAbility News Reporter is dedicated to providing reports and analysis of the latest news and events that impact people with disabilities. Most of the journalists have disabilities and provide an insider perspective. Follow on Twitter and Facebook: https://twitter.com/disAbilitynewsr ; https://www.facebook.com/disAbilitynewsreport?ref=ts 
 
Disability Scoop
 
 
Disability Scoop is a comprehensive online magazine that covers various topics, including: politics, education, living and health issues for people with developmental disabilities. You may sign up for an e-mail newsletter, follow on Twitter https://twitter.com/disabilityscoop and Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/disabilityscoop?ref=br_tf.
 
Disabled World
 
 
Disabled World is a resource that provides global information and resources for people with disabilities. The site contains pages related to health, travel, sports, news and products. Follow on Twitter and Facebook: https://twitter.com/DisabledWorldhttps://www.facebook.com/Disabled.World
 
Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES)
 
 
GAATES provides a newsletter dedicated to accessibility news around the world.  The site is a resource for information pertaining to universal design, assistive technologies, and accessible environments and for people with disabilities. Follow them on Twitter: https://twitter.com/GAATES_GAN and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GAATES.
 
LD OnLine
 
 
LD OnLine distinguishes itself as “the world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD” with over 200,000 site users per month. The site has general content as well as content specific to educators, parents, and kids. The site also provides specific information related to disabilities such as ADHD, offers information both in English and Spanish, has an area dedicated to providing information related to IDEA 2004, and specifically focuses on the aspects of the transition process for students with learning disabilities.
 
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability
 
 
The site provides information regarding employment for youth with disabilities. There is a newsletter available and they are on Twitter and Facebook: https://twitter.com/ncwdyouth_iel and https://www.facebook.com/NCWDforYouth
 
Patricia Bauer
 
 
Patricia Bauer is a parent of a child with a disability. She maintains this website in order to provide news and commentary about disability issues drawn from news organizations around the United States and beyond. You may also subscribe to an email newsletter.  
 
Smartbrief
 
 
This site gives summaries and updates in policy matters affecting special education.
 
Think College
 
 
Think College is a national organization that focuses on higher education options for people with intellectual disability.  You can sign up to receive a newsletter and follow them on Twitter and Facebook: https://twitter.com/thinkcollegeICI and https://www.facebook.com/thinkcollege

 

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Last Updated (Friday, 22 November 2013)