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Adaptive Adventure Day August 22, 2014

The HSC Health Care System, in partnership with the Kids in Action Program and Disabled Sports USA, is hosting a free adaptive sports day on Saturday, September 27th at the University of Maryland’s Eppley Recreation Center.

Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc. 4th Annual Walk & Roll August 22, 2014

The Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc. (AJE) is the parent training and information center for the District of Columbia. They are hosting their 4th Annual Walk & Roll on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Hains Point, 927 Ohio Drive, SW.

Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital presents Young Leaders Kickoff 2014 August 22, 2014

The Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital presents Young Leaders Program Kickoff 2014 for college students and young professionals. The event will take place on Saturday, September 6, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the National Youth Transitions Center.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program August 13, 2014

The U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the application is now open for students participating in study abroad programs and internships during the spring 2015 term.

Webinar: Sharing Resources for the Start of School August 11, 2014

Please join the webinar - “Sharing Resources for the Start of School”- on August 11, 2014 at 2:00 – 3:30 PM EST to learn about the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and EverFi’s resources for students, families and practitioners.

Freddie Mac & ASAN Seek Interns! July 23, 2014

Freddie Mac is partnering with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to fill three paid internship opportunities.

Kennedy Center Fall 2014 EEI Internship Program July 23, 2014

The Kennedy Center’s Experiential Education Initiative (EEI) Internship Program is currently seeking applications for the Fall 2014 EEI Internship Program semester, which runs September 8 —December 12, 2014.

10 Things You May Not Know about the ADA July 16, 2014

The Disability Connection Newsletter, July 2014, published an article entitled, "10 Things You May Not Know about the ADA". The article has been reprinted below from Disability.Gov.

Webinar: Why Cultural Responsivity Matters? July 11, 2014

Please join us on July 16, 2014 at 1:30 – 3:00 PM EST for a webinar sponsored by the Cradle to College and Career Practice Group of the IDEA Partnership to learn about the cultural responsivity.

Transition Special Education Distance Education Certificate Program George Washington University July 08, 2014

We are inviting candidates to apply for the Fall ’14 cohort for our 12-credit Transition Special Education Certificate Program. Students who have enrolled in this program will be given priority when being considered for admission to the Master’s program and all credits earned will be easily transferred.

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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