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DOJ’s 2010 ADA Standards Go into Effect

Apr 10 2012

The Department of Justice (DOJ) published revised regulations for Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 "ADA" in the Federal Register on September 15, 2010. These regulations adopted revised, enforceable accessibility standards called the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design "2010 Standards" or "Standards". The 2010 Standards set minimum requirements – both scoping and technical – for newly designed and constructed or altered State and local government facilities, public accommodations, and commercial facilities to be readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.

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Hear the Experts - Free Hearing Health Forums

Apr 2 2012

Invitation from House Research Institute
You are invited to “HEAR THE EXPERTS!” – a free evening hearing health forum. This unique community forum is presented by the world-renowned hearing health experts of the non-profit House Research Institute.

AAPD is Accepting Applications for the 2012-2013 Youth Transitions Fellowship

Mar 16 2012

Deadline is April 30, 2012

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), in coordination with The HSC Foundation, are now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 Youth Transitions Fellow. The Youth Transitions Fellow will gain exposure to youth programs serving people with disabilities and will have the opportunity to facilitate collaboration among internship, fellowship, and apprenticeship programs based in the Greater Washington, D.C., area.  This paid fellowship position at AAPD is ideal for a recent college graduate with a disability who is looking to jump start a career and help peers transition to the workplace. The fellowship will start in May, 2012 and continue for 12 months.

For more information or to apply, visit: http://www.aapd.com/what-powers-us/work-at-aapd.html