June 26, 2018

DOT Seeks Public Comment on ANPRM on Traveling by Air with Service Animals

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking input on an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) addressing issues related to service animals, including psychiatric service animals, and emotional support animals under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA). Comments are due July 9, 2018.

June 26, 2018

“Ed Department Reconsidering Previously Settled Disability Complaints”

This article reports on new policies within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education that have resulted in reconsideration of previous settlement agreements related to the accessibility of schools’ websites.

June 26, 2018

“How to Navigate Common Concerns when Job Hunting with a Disability”

This article offers tips for job seekers with disabilities.

June 26, 2018

“Why Are There So Few Disabled Architects and Architecture Students?”

This article explores factors that may limit the participation of people with disabilities in the architectural design and construction professions.

July 10, 2018

Eastern Time

**This is a 30 minute session**

Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

**This is a 30 minute session**

Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

June 12, 2018

“VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans with Disabilities”

This article reports on a controversial Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program that is designed to support family caregivers of veterans with disabilities.

June 12, 2018

Briefs: Promising Practices to Improve Outcomes for Youth in the Justice System

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth has released these two new research briefs, which synthesize the latest evidence on effective and promising approaches to the prevention of delinquency, youth diversion, and improving transition outcomes among incarcerated youth:

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