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    Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command American Airlines And American Association Of People With Disabilities Team Up To Honor Best Tv Commercial Apr 14 2009 American

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    Disability Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Accelerate A National Juried Exhibition for Emerging Artist with Disabilities Apr 14 2009 Accelerate A National Juried Exhibition for Emerging Artist with Disabilities Open to artists ages 16 25 living in the United States who have a physical cognitive mental or sensory disability Deadline for entries June 19 2009 VSA arts is an international nonprofit organization founded in 1974 by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith For 35 years we have been creating a society where people with disabilities learn through participate in and enjoy the arts VSA arts provides educators parents and artists with resources and the tools to support arts programming in schools and communities VSA arts showcases the accomplishments of artists with disabilities and promotes increased access to the arts

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    UN Convention In Brief Excerpts from the Convention Feature Issue Feature Issue Archive News Archive Disability Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Springtime Shenanigans It ain t funny Magee Apr 14 2009 Springtime Shenanigans It ain t funny Magee by jo holzer Windy Citizen Comedians in New York are nastily targeting Governor Paterson s blindness Happily his racial status has not been similarly commented upon In the New York Times on Friday February 6 Clyde Haberman in his NYC column Equal Opportunity to be the Target of Low Blows and Tasteless Jokes took exception to the comedy writers with frat boy sensibilities saying the level of humor might fairly be described as sophomoric were that not an insult to sophomores The writer also quoted Marcie Roth executive director

    Original URL path: http://www.barrierfreemb.com/news/120/62 (2016-02-09)
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    Archive News Archive Disability Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command The Price of Disability Law Apr 14 2009 The Price of Disability Law by Stephen J Dubner NY Times We wrote a column a while back about a variety of powerful unintended consequences One example was the Americans With Disabilities Act and we told the story of a Los Angeles orthopedic surgeon named Andrew Brooks When a deaf patient came to him for a consultation he realized that the A D A required him to hire a sign language interpreter for each visit if that s what the patient wanted Brooks saw the patient and paid for the interpreter out of his pocket fortunately she didn t need surgery But the incident made him conclude that if doctors

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    Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command CSUN Center on Disabilities Breaking Stereotypes and Advocating for Educational Equality Apr 14 2009 CSUN Center on Disabilities breaking stereotypes and advocating for educational equality by Jacky Guerrero DailySundial A multiple choice exam begins and students hurry to take out their pencils and scantrons They all have fifty minutes to complete the exam Fifty minutes spent in a lecture room with 100 students tapping their pencils anxiously scribbling flipping pages and teachers making last minute announcements while students concentrate on successfully finishing their test Among those hundred students Jora Amirkhanian sits patiently trying to concentrate and ignore the movement around him and the anxiety that he feels inside He is also simultaneously trying to read what the test question is asking Five minutes have passed and he has successfully been able to understand the question now he must read and choose correctly between A B C or D Due to the time

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    Rights Short Case for Rights Legislation The UN Convention In Brief Excerpts from the Convention Feature Issue Feature Issue Archive News Archive Disability Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Advocates for Disabled Raise Concern on Stimulus Projects Apr 14 2009 Advocates for disabled raise concern on stimulus projects by Stephanie Ebbert The Boston Globe The governor s task forces on federal stimulus funding which last month helped identify billions of dollars in shovel ready projects in Massachusetts have angered advocates for the disabled by suggesting that the state forgo reviews for handicapped accessibility to prevent construction delays Activists are threatening legal action and planning to protest a Monday meeting of the state Architectural Access Board They fear that if the state overlooks accessibility in its rush to put

    Original URL path: http://www.barrierfreemb.com/news/120/59 (2016-02-09)
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  • News Archive | Barrier Free Manitoba
    Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Disability Companion Card Launched Apr 14 2009 Disability companion card launched The New South Wales Government says its new companion

    Original URL path: http://www.barrierfreemb.com/news/120/58 (2016-02-09)
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    Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Raising the Floor Initiative Apr 14 2009 Raising the Floor Initiative Featured in CSUN Presentation Trace Trace Center Director Gregg Vanderheiden described the Raising the Floor initiative in his presentation Friday March 20 2009 at the annual CSUN conference Raising the Floor RtF is an international collaborative effort to build access features directly into the Internet Vanderheiden provided details of the initiative including information on benefits and how to participate A key initiative of the Trace Center s Universal Interface IT Access RERC and Benetech Raising the Floor RtF is part of a broader effort to ensure that every person with a disability on the planet has access to the basic technologies and knowledge they need to fully participate in education employment and social

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