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National Preparedness Month: Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family

By Al Milioto / 2022-09-28
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September is National Preparedness Month, which raises awareness about the importance of being ready for disasters and potential emergencies and the resources available to help. This year, Ready.gov, an official website of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), reminds all that lives built are worth protecting and that

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Best Buddies International Statement On The Best Buddies Racing Team

By Drew Heinrich / 2022-09-20
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MIAMI, September 20, 2022 – Best Buddies International, a nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver

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A Labor Day Message from Thomas Foley, National Disability Institute Executive Director

By Katie Auchenbach / 2022-09-02
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As we celebrate the Labor Day holiday weekend, there is good news to report: Disability employment is at its highest in decades.

According to the Kessler Foundation’s nTide report, June’s employment-to-population ratio for people with

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Inaccessibility at Anime Expo

By Leah Ilana Craig / 2022-07-29
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Report Finds That Entrepreneurship is an Increasing Employment Option for Adults with Disabilities

By Kathy Brannigan / 2022-07-28
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New research highlights the challenges and opportunities for people with disabilities in small business ownership

Today, National Disability Institute (NDI) released the new report, Small Business Ownership by People with Disabilities: Challenges and Opportunities. The report

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Unidentified Objects: A Dreamy Yet Human Story Capturing the Lives of Two Outsiders

By Isabella Vargas / 2022-07-21
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A scene from Unidentified Objects with one of the characters in bright blue and pink makeup and clothingLos Angeles, July 21 – A road trip dramedy that is as

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Reflections on Independence Day

By Matan Koch / 2022-07-03
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Los Angeles, CA, July 3 – Tomorrow is Independence Day in the United States. While its primary purpose is to demarcate

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Gender, Queerness, and Dissociation

By Anonymous / 2022-06-30
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an LGBTQ+ Pride flag with black, brown, red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple stripesI sometimes tell people that I am living like a ghost. Since I was

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RespectAbility Responds to Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade 

By RespectAbility Staff / 2022-06-28
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Washington, D.C., June 28 – On Friday, the United States Supreme Court reversed its almost 50-year position that the United States Constitution guarantees the right of people who are pregnant or may become pregnant to have autonomy over their own bodies and exercise the right to an abortion.

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National Disability Institute Response to the Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

By Kathy Brannigan / 2022-06-24
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National Disability Institute believes in equity in all its forms – be it economic, racial or health equity. We stand in solidarity with the disability community to build a more inclusive and equitable future for

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