Quality in the News
Provides notable recent reports in the popular press related to quality of services being provided to persons with developmental disabilities.
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Managed by: Rachael A. Zubal-Ruggieri of Center on Human Policy, Syracuse University
Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online) (11 Products)
Electronic Media (20 Products)
Organizations, Programs, and Projects (9 Products)
Online Forums (2 Products)
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Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online)
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Organizations, Programs, and Projects
AAIDD F.Y.I. is a monthly e-newsletter that provides short, timely descriptions of news and issues in developmental disabilities from the recent past.
|AAPD Calendar of Disability-Related Events|
The American Association of Persons with Disabilities (AAPD) has created an on-line calendar of significant, national-level conferences and events regarding people with disabilities. Anyone can suggest events for the calendar by visiting the web site.
|Assistive Technology News|
Online news related to assistive technology and other disability issues. Updated daily.
|Bureau of Engraving and Printing Launches EyeNote App to Help the Blind and Visually Impaired with Money|
An article about an application for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad that helps the blind and visually impaired read money. The app is from the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and is free.
|Disability Rights Online News|
This online news source provides a bi-monthly update about the United States Federal Civil Rights Division's activities in the area of disability rights.
A website that provides the latest in developmental disability news.
|Disability Section of DiversityInc|
A website with many articles about employment and people with disabilities. The articles take on challenging issues like enforcing the ADA and disability stereotypes.
On-line source for news, information, opinion and a forum for debate on every subject of interest to the disability community
|Enforcing the ADA, A Status Report|
The Department of Justice issues quarterly status reports that cover selected ADA activities of the Department. Reports are available from 1994 to present and are available in both electronic format and printed versions.
|Eradicating use of the ‘R' word is Fairfax woman's top priority: Efforts led to changes in state, federal laws on how to refer to intellectual disabilities|
A news article about a woman with an intellectual disability who is co-executive director of The Arc of Northern Virginia. The article discusses her goal of getting rid of "the R word" in Virginia.
|Families Pinched By Cost of Special Needs Care|
Article about cost of raising a child with disabilities.
|Feud Over Best Setting for the Disabled (Wall Street Journal Article)|
A news article from the Wall Street Journal. It is about a debate in Arkansas over the role of institutions for people with disabilities.
|GAO Report to Congressional Committees: Business Tax Incentives: Incentive to employ workers with disabilities receive limited use and have an uncertain impact|
GAO study finds few businesses take advantage of tax incentives to employ persons with disabilities.
|How's your news? On the campaign trail|
A team of six reporters with mental and physical disabilities interview attendees of both the Democratic and Republican conventions during the 2004 presidential campaign.
|'Miracle' man survived Joplin tornado, but now faces $2.5M in medical bills after claim denied|
A news story from the Chicago Tribune about a direct support professional who was working during the Joplin, MO tornado in 2011.
|N.O.D. Harris Survey (National Organization on Disability Harris Survey of Americans with Disabilities)|
The N.O.D. Harris poll summarizes the latest findings on quality of life issues for people with disabilities.
|National Council on Disability|
The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting Americans with disabilities.
|The Center for an Accessible Society|
The Center for an Accessible Society offers information on disability issues for journalists.
|The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for People With Disabilities|
A list of the top 10 companies for people with disabilities to work. It also gives examples of how each company makes their work place inclusive.
|Web-Zine of the International Disability Exchanges and Studies (IDEAS) Project|
A web-based magazine with articles, news, and book reviews on legislation, independent living, employment, media and the arts, women, children and youth.
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