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New York City Preschools Lack Space For Hundreds Of Kids With Disabilities

Hundreds of New York City preschool kids with disabilities are shut out of the special education classes promised by state law,  because there aren’t enough seats to accommodate them.

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Beauty Is In The Lens Of The Beholder

Hear how this renowned fashion photographer is changing how people with disabilities/differences are viewed. Explore perceptions of beauty in  society while concurrently exploring cultural perceptions of people living with genetic, physical, behavioral and intellectual difference. Join us for an inspiring multi-media presentation on Tuesday, October 16 at 8:00 and hear about Rick Guidotti’s determination to transform perceptions of people living with differences, both among the public and health care professionals.

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Sailing Along

Magazine writer is impressed with sailors’ abilities

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College Bars Service Dog

Omission in ADA may keep Veteran’s service dog out of culinary program’s kitchen.

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Federal Legislation Would Designate People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities As Medically Underserved

Congressman Seth Moulton (MA) has just introduced the Healthcare Extension and Accessibility for Developmentally Disabled and Underserved Population Act, or the HEADs UP Act of 2018. This piece of legislation would designate people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) as a Medically Underserved Population (MUP).

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