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Black #Disability History: Martha Louise Morrow Foxx, Inspired Teacher

Martha Louise Morrow Foxx (Oct. 9, 1902 – 1985) “She developed in all her students’ self-reliance so that they could eagerly look forward to the time when they could support themselves out in the world” Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, … Continue reading

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#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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Day in Washington Returns to the Lead On Network!

We are proud to announce the return of Day In Washington, your regular discussion of disability issues from inside of the Beltway!  Day in Washington Episode 1 – IDEA Requirements and Results-Driven Accountability. This Disability Policy Video Blogcast will explore … Continue reading

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Including People with Disabilities in Higher Education: Require ADA Compliance​/Accessibi​lity as a Metric in any College Rating System. Sign the Petition!

The Lead On Update is proud to sponsor our first petition on the Obama Administration’s We the People website. The right to petition the government is guaranteed by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. The Administration created  We … Continue reading

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Legislative Update

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Applications for New Awards; National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research–Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program–Minority-Serving Institution Field-Initiated Projects AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. Overview Information: National … Continue reading

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Public Policy Agenda 2012 for NY State Independent Living Council

NYSILC 2012 Public Policy Agenda April 2012 NYSILC is an independent federally mandated state council that advances Independent Living philosophy through the network of Centers for Independent Living (CIL’s) and statewide partnerships by engaging in and or supporting research, education, … Continue reading

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