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Feds Set Disability Hiring Quota

via DisabilityScoop With a new hiring goal, the federal government plans to use affirmative action to grow the number of people with disabilities on its payroll. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission finalized a rule this month that will set a hiring... Continue Reading 

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Advocacy, General awareness

A Look Back at 2016

In this video, Commissioner Debra K. Payne takes a look back at DIDD achievements and priorities during calendar year 2016. Topics include: law enforcement training, competitive integrated employment, community integration, seating and positioning, and accreditation.

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Autism Tracking Device Bill Clears House

h/t DisabilityScoop Legislation that would provide tracking devices and resources to help kids with autism and other developmental disabilities at risk of wandering is one step closer to becoming federal law. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2hcounI

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