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DIW Guest Post – Job Resources for Disabled Vets

January 10, 2011
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DIW Guest Post – Job Resources for Disabled Vets

Ladies and Gentlemen, Today’s blog post is from guests Drew and Christina at Job-Applications.com.  As many of you know, Day in Washington doesn’t have a direct links page, so in response to an initial query, I asked them to provide their information in the form of a blog post.  I tend to eschew advertizing-style posts, however, the...
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Top 10 Disability Events of 2010

January 3, 2011
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Top 10 Disability Events of 2010

It’s that time of year again.  As we move forward into 2011 and say goodbye to 2010, lets take a few moments to review the array of disability events, policies and changes that took place.  Below is my Top 10 Disbility Events of 2010. Number 10. The loss of long-time disability scholars and advocates...
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White House Internship Program – People with Disabilities Wanted

December 21, 2010
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White House Internship Program – People with Disabilities Wanted

Okay, the second part of that statement is from me personally. But I think it would be fantastic to see a White House intern with a disability. The White House Internship Program’s summer 2011 application has been posted. This really is a Public Service Leadership Program and an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed. I...
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New Toys and New ADA Standards for Accessible Design

December 21, 2010
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New Toys and New ADA Standards for Accessible Design

Greetings! It has been a long time, but I am excited to be back AND I have a new toy. Within my sidebar, there now is a space for upcoming events. I hope to keep it populated with information about upcoming disability conferences and events with links for registration and further information. It is...
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Returning Soon!

December 16, 2010
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Returning Soon!

Yes, ladies and gentlemen. I am back! And newly married. Day in Washington will (barring any technical difficulties) be back up and running with new material starting this weekend. I can’t wait and hope you’re as excited as I am. It has been a busy year in Washington DC and to be honest, from...
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National Disability Employment Month – Presidential Proclamation

October 1, 2010
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National Disability Employment Month – Presidential Proclamation

Yes, I’m still around. Unfortunately, work keeps me pretty busy and unable to take the time to really analyze legislation and policy. I don’t want to shirk DIW readers by relying on reposts of information but want to really offer a breakdown of what any policy REALLY means. But today, I just might have...
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21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act passes the Senate (S. 3304)

August 6, 2010
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21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act passes the Senate (S. 3304)

The following message is from Jenifer Simpson at the American Association of People with Disabilities on the Senate’s passage of the “21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act” (S.3304) by unanimous consent. While this is not H.R. 3101 which many believe offers even greater forward movement in the arena of new media and accessible...
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Federal Communications Commission Celebrates the ADA and Creates Opportunities for Input

July 20, 2010
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Federal Communications Commission Celebrates the ADA and Creates Opportunities for Input

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) celebrated the ADA with a full house event of presenters, performers and a Technology Conference at the U.S. Department of Commerce. There was a video and a number of announcements and presentations made. I wanted to mention a few of the items that came up, including a story...
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Rosa’s Law or Sticks and Stones

June 30, 2010
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***Reposted from Disability.gov*** “Sticks and stones may break my bones, But words will never hurt me.” While searching the Internet recently, I came across an old article from the Ragged Edge Magazine. The author did a basic Web search for the word “blind.”  What he discovered was fascinating. From this simple search, he noticed...
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