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Read below. If you agree that H.R. 620 is a step back towards the time when disabled individuals were segregated Call your Representative and tell them vote no. Call your Senator and let them know that you are opposed to any similar bill in the Senate.   H.R. 620,  " ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 " has 108 cosponsors (97R, 11D) and is likely to come up for a vote this week.  While the bill requires the Department of Justice to educate businesses on their failure to comply with a quarter century old ADA Standards of Accessible Design, updated with much fanfare in 2010, its key provision significantly restricts the ability of individuals to enforce ...
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Next week, the House will be voting on a bill, H.R. 620, that would undermine the protections of the ADA and take away the rights of people with disabilities.  Please call your Representative and ask them to #VoteNo and #ProtectTheADA  Important points: H.R. 620 will take away the civil rights of people with disabilities It will make people with disabilities wait for up to 180 days for services that other people have immediate access to The wait may be even longer than 180 days because a business that is making "substantial progress" toward fixing a problem can take even longer than 180 days H.R. 620 will eliminate the need for businesses to be ...
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New Video from NCCSD

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Check out the NEW VIDEO from the National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD) at www.NCCSDonline.org and learn more about us!  Feel free to share widely . NCCSD offers: A searchable Clearinghouse of resources (at www.NCCSDClearinghouse.org ) Technical assistance for questions or referral on any topic related to disability and higher education (for anyone - not just students!) Statistics and research about college students with disabilities, including research briefs about data on college students and campus climate Crisis resources tailored for people with disabilities A DREAM student group with campus chapters and affiliates ...
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The new website has features that keep AHEAD members connected. Including:  Social network capabilities and online communities that will eventually replace our listserv system; Simple tools for staying in touch with colleagues; and  A space for sharing documents and other resources to support AHEAD's members. So, pardon our dust while we're under construction! We'll be adding new resources for a while, but we invite you to see what we've started.  To login to the new website and access AHEAD member-only content and resources, you will first need to set up your password. You can update your password by using your AHEAD member-associated email ...
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JPED Volume 30, issue 4 is now available for AHEAD members by visiting   our current JPED page !   This issue of the JPED includes: A Commitment to Publish Scholarly Literature: From the Editor   Roger D. Wessel Student Voices: Recommendations for Improving Postsecondary Experiences of Students with Disabilities Allison R. Fleming Kathleen Marie Oertle Anthony J. Plotner Cognitive Flexibility and Its Relationship to Academic Achievement and Career Choice of College Students with and Without Attention Deficit Disorder Suneeta Kercood Tara T. Lineweaver Colleen C. Frank Erik D. Fromm Measuring Self-Advocacy Skills Among Student Veterans ...
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"Interpreting Diagnostic Assessments for Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities" (Second Edition) by Janet Medina is now for sale on the AHEAD website.  To order, please visit or Publications for Sale page .  AHEAD members , be sure to login to receive your discounted sale price of $35.50 in comparison to non-member sale price of $45.00! Description:   Disability Services personnel often find themselves encountering a wide range of psycho-educational records submitted by students to document their learning disabilities. This updated “field guide” to diagnostic assessment explains the rationale and current state of LD evaluation, introduces ...
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AHEAD will be adding updated information as it becomes available for the 2018 AHEAD Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Please keep checking our Conference page for new details!
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