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ADA Live – Service Animals – November 1 live online

Information courtesy of the Southeast ADA Center

“ADA Live!” is a monthly radio show broadcast free on the Internet. Ask questions and learn about your rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Leaders in the field will share their knowledge, experience and successful strategies that increase the participation of persons with disabilities in communities and businesses.

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Finding, Understanding, and Using Research about Assistive Technology to Inform Your Practice -Part 2 – Webinar October 31

Information courtesy of AbleNet

This month, AbleNet is presenting a two-part webinar looking at assistive technology research. Learn about the selection, provision, and use of assistive technology for students with disabilities. It will include a review of the types of research being conducted and how each can be of value to you in the schools. The webinar will also address research about the use of augmentative communication and power mobility.  Part One is on October 24, and Part Two is on October 31.

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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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Achieving Financial Independence with Ticket to Work and an ABLE Account – Webinar October 25

Information courtesy of the Social Security Administration

Some people with disabilities may be able to work and continue receiving disability benefits. On October 25, tune in to a free webinar from the Social Security Administration to learn about the Social Security administration’s Ticket to Work program and support services for people who are ready to work. This month’s webinar will also include information about ABLE Accounts. ABLE Accounts allow people with disabilities to save for their future and pay for disability-related expenses without jeopardizing their access to public benefits.

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Finding, Understanding, and Using Research about Assistive Technology to Inform Your Practice – Part One Webinar October 24

Information courtesy of AbleNet

This month, AbleNet is presenting a two-part webinar looking at assistive technology research. Learn about the selection, provision, and use of assistive technology for students with disabilities. It will include a review of the types of research being conducted and how each can be of value to you in the schools. The webinar will also address research about the use of augmentative communication and power mobility.  Part One is on October 24, and Part Two is on October 31.

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