Monthly Archives: June 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act—What was at Stake?

This blog is cross-posted from the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund  © 2012   This historic decision means that people with disabilities will continue to benefit from the profound impact of the landmark law. By affirming the individual mandate, … Continue reading

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Voices of 10,000 LGBT Youth Paint Portrait of Communities, Schools, and Families

President Obama declared this month to be Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. June had been celebrated in the LGBT community long before President Clinton officially declared the first month in June 2000. This month is significant to … Continue reading

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Supporting the Postsecondary Transition of Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with learning  disabilities are less likely than those without disabilities to attend postsecondary education (See the National Center for Learning Disabilities’ State of Learning Disabilities report for more details). This may be due in part to the fact that … Continue reading

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Practical Strategies & Tools to Develop Organization Skills (Part 3 of 3)

Today’s blog is the 3rd and final in a blog series on how youth can develop organization skills using various strategies, including technology. Organization skills are important soft skills that all young people need to for success in employment as … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Organized: Strategies that Youth Can Use (Part 2 of 3)

Today’s blog is part two in a blog series on how youth can develop organization skills using various strategies, including technology. Organization skills are important soft skills that all young people need for success in employment as well as in … Continue reading

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