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Order Your Free March Disability Awareness Month Kit today!

Information courtesy of the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities

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Election Assistance Commission wants to hear from voters with disabilities

Information courtesy of the Election Assistance Commission

The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) included provisions requiring that people with disabilities be able to vote in a secure, private, and independent way. For twelve years, the Election Assistance Commission has worked with election officials to promote these access requirements. While improvements have been made, there is still work to be done.

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Should the Symbol of Accessibility be replaced? Sign the petition to change the sign

Information courtesy of One National Bank’s Abilities First Associate Resource Group

Old National Bank’s Abilities First Associate Resource Group has launched a petition asking Indiana lawmakers and encourages the State of Indiana to switch to the new Symbol International Symbol of Access (ISA).

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Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities – Apply by January 17

Information courtesy of Wells Fargo

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo has announced a special scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice. Recipients will receive a $2,500 award for full-time study or a $1,250 award for half-time study. Applications are due by January 17, 2017, or until the first 700 applications are submitted, whichever comes first.

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Young musicians with disabilities can win $2,000 – Apply by Feb 8

Information courtesy of VSA

VSA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts, is looking for applications for their VSA International Young Soloists Award. Young musicians with disabilities can win $2,000 and a performance in Washington, DC!

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