Category Archives: Education

#DownSyndrome Awareness by Annika Grassl

October was national Downs Syndrome awareness month but many disability organizations are hosting events well in to November.  As such we thought that this post is still relevant. In fact, it offers information that is useful all year round. The … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Lead On: Igniting Youth Voice, Promoting Youth Choice”

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) and the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) are hosting a Community Learning Exchange (CLE) entitled Lead On: Igniting Youth Voice, Promoting Youth Choice. The CLE is not a conference, but … Continue reading

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Education Update

Seeking Public Comment on Draft Program Accreditation Standards A Special THINK COLLEGE Webinar Monday, October 6, 2014 1:00 pm EST.  This one hour webinar will describe the process used by the Think College National Coordinating Center’s Accreditation Workgroup to develop … Continue reading

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Education Update

AAHD FREDERICK J. KRAUSE SCHOLARSHIP ON HEALTH AND DISABILITY Deadline:  Nov. 15, 2014 AAHD is accepting applications for the AAHD Scholarship Program (2014-2015) which supports students with disabilities pursuing higher education in a field related to disability and health.  Preference … Continue reading

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Education Update

Assisting Employers, Students With Disabilities Amid Changes to Section 503 Spotlight for Career Services Professionals September 3, 2014 The short- and long-term impacts of the changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 on higher education, and on … Continue reading

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Education Update

 True Limitation — 2Gether-International Art Exhibit 2Gether-International Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT) Washington, DC   Close your eyes, sit, and don’t speak for a day. How would your social interactions be compromised? This exhibit … Continue reading

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