The ADA Wisconsin Partnership is pleased to be a member of the Employment Network! We are a coalition of people with disabilities, business and government that promotes full implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Visit our website at http://www.adawipartnership.org
The mission of the ADA Partnership is to steer Wisconsin communities toward full implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act through education, training, public information, technical assistance and public policy development.
The ADA Wisconsin Partnership is part of a regional network of similar programs and is affiliated with the Great Lakes ADA Center, located at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Department on Disability and Human Development. The ADAWisconsin Partnership is managed by Employment Resources Inc. (ERI).
For additional ADA information and national links/resources contact:
Great Lakes ADA Center
ADA Wisconsin Partnership
The following news release is forwarded to you for your information:
Campaign for Disability Healthcare Justice
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New York Times
January 15, 2013
Forging Path to Starting Line for Younger Disabled Athletes
By Mary Pilon
Some young disabled athletes are having their own Oscar Pistorius moments — not by breaking barriers in the Olympics, but by battling sports officials over whether and how they should be accommodated in competitions with able-bodied athletes.
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In light of the hurricane on the eastern seaboard, more people are thinking about emergency preparedness. Check out this website for information for individuals with disabilities/families, businesses, & emergency responders about how to be prepared for an emergency.