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Quotable – Claire Roy on Growth Attenuation #disability

April 30, 2012
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Quotable – Claire Roy on Growth Attenuation #disability

“We are a stupid people, loathe to study and learn from our collective history. We have burned the witches, strung up the niggers, gassed the kykes, lobotomized the crazies, beat up the faggots all in the name of what was right and good. We look back now, in horror at our primitive ancestors’ sins,...
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Guest Post: The Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 21 (and is Ready to Party)

July 26, 2011
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Cross-Posted at Tales of the Angry Negro (link below) On April 26, 2001 we again celebrate the Anniversary of the Passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and pay deference to its younger brother – the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The ADA is turning 21 this year and though less hoopla is being...
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All Day with the ADA

July 26, 2011
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Today, July 26, is the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and today, Day in Washington will host an all-day ADA blogstravaganza! What that means is that throughout the day, we will post blogs and articles about this 21st birthday of our favorite piece of legislation. Stay tuned and enjoy! Best, Day
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Senator Edward Kennedy Dies – In memoriam, DIW goes dark.

August 26, 2009
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Senator Edward Kennedy Dies – In memoriam, DIW goes dark.

Senator Edward Moore “Ted” Kennedy of Massachusetts, the last surviving brother in an enduring political dynasty and one of the most influential senators in history, died last night.  Perhaps more than any other individual, Senator Kennedy’s commitment and dedication to the well-being of vulnerable populations has lead to the enactment of groundbreaking legislation. This has...
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ADA Restoration Efforts – Senate Passage of the ADA Amendments Act

September 12, 2008
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Day in Washington: The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy. Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability, and/or a disability-related news article. These 5-10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and resources for those interested in further study. You can find the text...
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