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Employability and College Graduates with Disabilities

by Hawa Allarakhia | August 5, 2019 Finding that first job after graduating college is difficult, to say the least, but for those w [...] Read more

UWF Mechanical Engineering ‘ArgoTots’ Program Helps Kids With Limited Mobility

by | August 1, 2019
Six University of West Florida mechanical engineering students recently finished the first-modi [...] Read more

Students Lead Efforts to Boost Employment of Autistic Young Adults

by | July 13, 2019
By developing an employer manual and a series of training sessions, MERISTEM students who are p [...] Read more

Lauded Special Olympics Program To Continue with Federal Funding

by | March 29, 2019
Unified Champion Schools, a Special Olympics educational program that has been saved from the f [...] Read more

Disability Rights Attorney Carrie Ann Lucas Dies at 47

by | February 26, 2019
Nationally known disability rights attorney Carrie Ann Lucas, has died. She was 47 years old. [...] Read more

On Being a Professor with Autism, and Traveling the World to Destigmatize It

by Stephen Shore | January 17, 2019
People on the autism spectrum have similar characteristics no matter their nationality or race. [...] Read more
CSUN Explorers Program to Benefit People with Disabilities

CSUN Explorers Program to Benefit People with Disabilities

by | August 8, 2018
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) will begin a two-year program starting this fall [...] Read more
N.C. State Reaches Settlement With Student Over Support Cat

N.C. State Reaches Settlement With Student Over Support Cat

by Associated Press | October 12, 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. — A university in North Carolina has reached a settlement to allow a student to [...] Read more
Students With Disabilities: We Want Our Fair Chance at College

Students With Disabilities: We Want Our Fair Chance at College

by Ya-Marie Sesay | July 13, 2017
Students with disabilities deserve access to higher education to achieve their dreams and goals [...] Read more
U. of New Hampshire Institute on Disabilities Gets $2.7M Grant

U. of New Hampshire Institute on Disabilities Gets $2.7M Grant

by Associated Press | July 5, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million gra [...] Read more
MBA for Mom Who Went to All Classes with Quadriplegic Son

MBA for Mom Who Went to All Classes with Quadriplegic Son

by Associated Press | May 23, 2017
ORANGE, Calif. — A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mothe [...] Read more
Silvers Continues to Lead Way for Disabled

Silvers Continues to Lead Way for Disabled

by Lydia Lum | April 26, 2017
Now completing her 50th year at San Francisco State University, Dr. Anita Silvers is a national [...] Read more
Diverse Docket: College’s Religious Affiliation no Shield Against Bias Complaint

Diverse Docket: College’s Religious Affiliation no Shield Against Bias Complaint

by Eric Freedman | April 12, 2017
A private college’s religious affiliation doesn’t automatically shield it from liability fo [...] Read more
Blind Chemist Creates STEM Curriculum for Sightless Children

Blind Chemist Creates STEM Curriculum for Sightless Children

by Olivia Johnson, Minnesota Daily | March 27, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS — When she was 6 or 7, Mona Minkara’s eyesight began to fade. Eventually diagno [...] Read more
Vega’s Poor Start Benefits At-risk Population

Vega’s Poor Start Benefits At-risk Population

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 7, 2017
Poverty isn’t some abstract idea to Dr. Desireé Vega, selected by Diverse as a member of the [...] Read more
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