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Month: May 2017

Accessibility Barriers Block Employment

Accessibility Barriers Block Employment

According to a 2008 report published in the Monthly Labor Review, there has been a downward trend in the employment of people with disabilities 1990. With few exceptions, this trend has persisted despite the inception of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), into law almost thirty years ago. Moreover, this decline has continued...

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5 Critical Concepts for Creating Inclusive Education

5 Critical Concepts for Creating Inclusive Education

In 2006, the American Psychological Association (APA) reported that the U.S. had a disabled population of 40 million, two-thirds of which were of working age and desired to work. According to a 2015 report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the number of disabled persons in the U.S. had increased to 53 million, or roughly 1 in 5 people. That being said, studies and reports consistently show that many of these individuals are still regularly being denied opportunities in education. The following 5 concepts are ...

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