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Black #Disability History: Anita Cameron, Social Justice and Social Change Activist

Anita Cameron (1965 – ) In 1986, I joined ADAPT, a national, grassroots, disability rights organization three years after its founding. ADAPT fit me like a glove – we were passionate, fearless and more than willing to walk the walk! … Continue reading

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Disability Orgs Square off Over Companionship Message

As some of you may know there are currently some heated exchanges going on in the disability community across several large organizations. It is on email lists, FaceBook, and Twitter. For folks outside of Washington DC or not actively following, … Continue reading

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Blogs and Social Media

AAPD Disability Weekly 5/23 Link   ODEP News Brief May 23, 2014 Full Post   Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement by Guest Author – May 23rd, 2014, 5:00am Link   Black Families’ … Continue reading

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Blogs and Social Media

Clever UK ad campaign nails it on “awkward disability moments” Philip Patston / 1 day ago Link   [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/vE2HgtoOE7g”]   [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/6wG_p7nc3wk”]   [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/QX84nJoP4zc”]   Disability Rights Are Human Rights May 9, 2014   by Theresia Degener   Human … Continue reading

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Advocates Angry Over PAS Regs from DoL

In what can be considered an opening salvo in an upcoming battle, a disability advocacy group has launched a campaign lambasting the Department of Labor for its proposed regulations addressing in home personal assistance services (PAS) for individuals with disabilities. … Continue reading

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Technology Update

HHS CTO shares top innovations of 2012   Friday, February01, 2013 · 1:25 pm Department of Health and Human Services Chief Technology Officer Bryan Sivak discusses the agency’s top innovations of 2012 in a new video posted on healthdata.gov. Sivak, who … Continue reading

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