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Speak out on health care facility regulations – Comments due by December 1

Information courtesy of Indiana Disability Rights

The Indiana Health Care Facilities Task Force is requesting comments from the public on health care facility regulations. The Task Force is currently meeting and gathering information concerning health care facility issues and the survey process. The Task Force is studying and reviewing:

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Champions of Inclusion Disabilities Awards & Recognition Program – Nominations due by November 10

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

The Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities established the Champions of Inclusion award to recognize and honor individuals, organizations, and businesses that exemplify the Council’s vision that all Hoosiers are treated with respect and live in an accessible and inclusive community of their choosing. Whether it is through innovative ideas or a lifetime of advocacy, the Champions of Inclusion Award recipient has contributed to making a positive difference for people with disabilities.

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ASAN $5,000 College Scholarship for Student Leaders with Autism – Apply by November 19

Information courtesy of ASAN (Autistic Self Advocacy Network) and Disability.gov

ASAN (Autistic Self Advocacy Network) is offering a $5,000 college scholarship program for students with Autism. Apply by November 19.  Students who are awarded scholarships will be required to participate in a leadership role with a disability rights student organization and take steps to improve disability accessibility and inclusion on their college campuses. Applicants must have Autism, and should have a strong interest in disability rights advocacy and activism.

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Accessible Parking and Placard Abuse Survey – Respond by November 8

Information courtesy of the National Council on Independent Living

Have you faced challenges when it comes to finding available accessible parking? Have you been frustrated by parking spaces that are designated for people with disabilities but are used by those who don’t need them? Share your thoughts by completing a brief survey!

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Scholarships For students with learning disabilities – Apply by November 6

Information courtesy of the National Center for Learning Disabilities

The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships are for graduating high school seniors with learning disabilities (LD) who are interested in post-secondary education. Applicants must provide three letters of recommendation, a high school transcript, a financial statement form, and current documentation of an identified learning disability. The applications for these scholarships are due by November 6.

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