Training, Events, and Opportunities to Participate

Survey: Figuring Out How Young Adults with Disabilities Participate in Rural Community Events

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities (RTC: Rural) is conducting interviews for this study on how young adults with disabilities participate in social and community events in rural areas. Participants must be 18 to 34 years old, be in or from a town of fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, and have had an IEP in high school and/or a current disability. Participation involves a 1 to 2 hour interview and participants will be compensated for their time.

Survey: What Works in Implementing Section 503

This survey, open until September 29, is for human resources, compliance, or legal professionals in organizations subject to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act. The survey will gather information about organizations’ affirmative action goals related to employing workers with disabilities, the use of the voluntary self-identification form, practices that are working, and challenges that remain.

Healthy People 2030 Framework Open for Comment

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks comments on the “Healthy People 2030" initiative, which sets goals and objectives to improve the health and well-being of people in the US, including people with disabilities. The public comment period will be open until September 29th.