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Hear from an Exceptional Student Ed Administrator how the Public Schools are Supporting Students with Disabilities During School Closures

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Hear from an Exceptional Student Ed administrator how the public schools are Supporting Students with Disabilities During School Closures (May 19, 2020)

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New Online Training Opportunities

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Due to COVID-19 concerns, until further notice, all face-to-face trainings are cancelled. The following listings are available online. Please register by logging into Trust Academy. Inclusion Peer Support Groups The Advocacy Network invites you to continue connecting. The Inclusion Peer Support groups were very successful. For your convenience, we scheduled a new series on… Read More »

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We Count! – Free E-book

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Check out this full-color, illustrated children’s counting book guides households on how to report children for the census, covering complicated living arrangements and diverse American families. Download free eBooks in 15 languages here.

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College student makes masks for the deaf & hard of hearing

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

By Claire Kopsky WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A college senior from Versailles put her stir-craziness to good use with a project that will help the deaf and hard of hearing community. “I just saw that people were making masks on Facebook for everyone to have instead of the throwaway masks, and I… Read More »

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Completing the Census is a Snap!

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Don’t let COVID-19 stop you from completing your 2020 census. It has never been easier to respond to the census from the comfort of your own home. You can complete your census online, over the phone, or by mail–all without having to meet someone in person. If you have not received your census invitation… Read More »

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Training Updates

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

NOTICE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, until further notice, The Advocacy Network is cancelling all face-to-face training courses. Our online training courses Discovering Inclusion, and Introduction to Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continue to be available. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram @advocacymiami for any updates regarding our training courses… Read More »

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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES COUNT. BE COUNTED!

2020 Census! Get Informed!

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Here is everything you need to about the Census! From fact sheets to frequently asked questions, checkout these materials to get informed about the importance of the 2020 Census. For additional help please contact Kathy Rodriguez at (305)596-1160 x261 or krodriguez@advocacynetwork.org. Census 101 – PDF Censo 101 Espanol – PDF Why We Ask –… Read More »

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16th Annual Charity Poker Tournament

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

16th Annual Poker Tournament Sunday, February 2rd, 12:30-3:30pm Bet Shira Congregation 7500 SW 120th St. Miami, FL 33156 Our 16th annual Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament is here! All proceeds benefit The Advocacy Network on Disabilities’ Wheelchair Repair Fund. Want to learn more about the history of this event and funding available to kids in… Read More »

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First Deaf and Blind Harvard Law Graduate Says Accessibility Isn’t Charity

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

By Salem Solomon WASHINGTON – Haben Girma, a lawyer born deaf and blind, has advocated for accessibility from her hometown of Oakland, California, all the way to the White House. Now, she has written a book about her journey. In a phone interview with VOA, Girma read questions on a braille display after they… Read More »

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Upcoming Training Opportunities for February 2020

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Upcoming Training Opportunities for February DISCOVERING INCLUSION 2: BEYOND AWARENESS Monday, February 3, 2020 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Program staff who passed the Discovering Inclusion training on line will learn in-depth information about specific disabilities, and strategies for developing and implementing accommodations and adaptations for each. This targets direct services staff and supervisors… Read More »

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