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Disability Community Seminar - Accessing the World through International Exchange March 06, 2009

Disability Community Seminar - "Accessing the World through International Exchange"


Join us on Friday, April 24, 2009 for our NCDE one-day seminar and luncheon in New York City as we discuss the "Who, What, Where and Why" of international exchange for U.S. students, teachers, professionals and others with disabilities. Representatives from the disability community and people with disabilities interested in going abroad are encouraged to register.

Accommodations: Ghotit Plug ins March 05, 2009

I am very excited about my upcoming webinar for EASI. It will be fourlive sessions April 21, 28, May 12, 19 (By the way this was rescheduledfrom a March date). There will also be three asynchronous discussionsessions. This webinar is built around my recent LRP book on managing AT in higher ed. Select here to go to EASI’s announcement about this webinar.

Blog: Managing Assistive Technology in Higher Education March 05, 2009

Blog: Managing Assistive Technology in Higher Education

I am very excited about my upcoming webinar for EASI. It will be four live sessions April 21, 28, May 12, 19 (By the way this was rescheduled from a March date). There will also be three asynchronous discussion sessions. This webinar is built around my recent LRP book on managing AT in higher ed. Select here to go to EASI’s announcement about this webinar.

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Calif. court denies extra MCAT time for students with learning disabilities March 04, 2009

By Amy Lynn Sorrel, AMNews staff. Posted March 2, 2009.| Recentamendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act may help address someconcerns at issue in the case.| In California, aspiring medical school students with learningdisabilities lost their bid to get extra time or other accommodationswhen taking the Medical College Admission Test. The state Supreme Courtin February declined to review the case. The decision leaves intact anappeals court ruling that California's disability andantidiscrimination laws do not require the Assn.

Diversity, disability to be discussed at 2009 Pacific Rim Conference post-conference event March 04, 2009

Posted: March 02, 2009 | A post-conference event of the 2009 Pacific Rim Conference on Disability, "Addressing Diversity and Disability in the Postsecondary Classroom: Universal Design and Beyond," will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, at the Ala Moana Hotel.

Featured speakers will be Bryan Cook, a special education professor at UH Manoa, who will discuss "Universal Design for Learning," and Paula Sotnik of the University of Massachusetts, who will speak on “Cultural Brokering and Multiculturalism.”

Young People with Cerebral Palsy in Transition from Paediatric to Adult Health Services March 04, 2009

Young People with Cerebral Palsy in Transition from Paediatric to Adult Health Services

This PDF article aims to provide recommendations of best practice forachieving the transition of adolescents with CP from paediatric toadult care. The recommendations are based on published evidence and,where this is not available, on the clinical experiences of a panel of assembled experts

Read article at: http://www.acnr.co.uk/JF09/ACNRJF09_young_people.pdf

Competition for Young Artists with Disabilities March 03, 2009

Competition for Young Artists with Disabilities

VSA Arts and Volkswagen | Deadline: June 19, 2009 | Number of Awards: 3
Award: 1st prize: $20,000, 2nd prize: $10,000, 3rd prize: $6,000 | http://www.vsarts.org/PreBuilt/showcase/gallery/exhibits/vw/current/

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2015-2016 Planning Ahead: Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

September 24, 2015

While education beyond high school in the United States is optional, it has b