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PBS KIDS is working with Zappos to introduce a clothing line aimed at meeting the unique sensory and adaptive needs of kids with disabilities.
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The needs of adults with disabilities are frequently overlooked in the marketplace and when businesses are designing and promoting products and services. But a new report from the AIR finds that inclusive hiring practices and involving people with disabilities in product development and advertisemen...
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The Communities Thrive Challenge, a collaboration between The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, is hoping to fund, strengthen, and grow community-driven approaches that expand economic opportunity for low-income or financially insecure people. If this sounds like the work yo...
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Have you heard of the Ziesal Ground Squirrel? It's an off-road wheelchair that can reach 22 MPH and is controlled by a joystick! #TechTuesday #AccessibleTechTuesday

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Here’s the Electric Tank-Wheelchair hybrid you’ve been waiting for

Disabled people are made to feel grateful for having a job at all. It is time we were brought into the conversation, says Frances Ryan
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Project Assistant for the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development. Reporting to the executive director, the incumbent in this position assists in the execution of workforce development, education and training research activ...
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Congress is considering legislation, framed under false pretenses, that will help businesses to shirk architectural protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. That can't happen.
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Ideally, the journey people with disabilities take to become loyal customers would be a straight, short route: See the product. Check for Accessibility Features. Buy your product. Use your product. Tell Friends. Repeat. The reality is that this journey is filled with tire kicking and sightseeing wit...
disability-marketing.com
Infinite Flow - An Inclusive Dance Company uses dance as a vehicle to empower people and eliminate the stigma associated with disability. We challenge our ar...
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A rose goes to a departing Register editor.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public....
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We asked Tom Maley, a long-standing user of audio description, to write for us about audio-described opera. Opera is the summation of all the arts. Anyone can get something out of an opera and for a few people it can be the most perfect and whole a [...]
vocaleyes.co.uk
Five decades after Dr. King’s death in Memphis, we delved into photo archives to highlight pull out stories of a few of the female leaders inside the movement.
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All too often, veterans and adults with disabilities are overlooked in the job market. Of working age adults, 59 percent of veterans are unemployed and over 60 percent of adults with disabilities are unemployed. When given the opportunity, these individuals bring a different set of skills and perspe...
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The 360 Group is pleased to announce the latest search from our partner MS&S Search:
Chief Executive Officer for Special Olympics Oregon!

Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR), part of the national Special Olympics organization founded 50 years ago, serves children, youth and adults living with intellectual disabilities. It provides year-round sports training and athletic competition as well as other programs that give participants opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonst...rate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. Currently serving over 14,000 participants annually, SOOR inspires Oregonians to action with a vision to end discrimination by eliminating the isolation, injustice, and barriers facing individuals with disabilities.

Special Olympics Oregon seeks a new CEO to provide dynamic and forward-facing leadership that promotes the fulfillment of SOOR’s vision and mission, clearly articulating SOOR’s statewide role to families, donors, volunteers, participants, and the internal staff. The CEO will have a broad-based mix of leadership and management experiences as well as business acumen that will enable program and budget growth opportunities, attract gifts that will increase the organization’s size and impact, oversee an able and effective staff, and improve systems and operational efficiencies. The CEO will report to and partner closely with a committed board to inspire the internal team and devoted stakeholders to further deepen the already significant foundation on which SOOR stands.

Special Olympics Oregon has exclusively retained MS&S Search of Portland, OR to assist with this search. Please visit http://www.soor.org/Sub-Page.aspx?Name=page&PID=10

to review the complete position description, including detailed application instructions. MS&S Search will begin reviewing applications immediately, so please apply in a timely manner in order to ensure consideration; the CEO position remains open until filled.

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Originally founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1968, Special Olympics enjoys a rich history while celebrating 50 years of serving children, youth and adults living with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR) provides year-round sports training and athletic competition as well a....
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Director of Advancement Opening:
Raffa is partnering with the Arc Central Chesapeake to help them find a Director of Advancement. This is an executive management position and will report directly to the CEO.

Successful candidates should possess the following:

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