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United Airlines To Train Employees On Intellectual Disabilities

 by Michelle Diament via Disability Scoop Chicago-based United Airlines said this week that it will train all of its workers to better understand the needs of people with disabilities. In-person sessions will feature scenarios reflective of issues people with intellectual disabilities face when flying, the company said. More than 60,000 of the airline’s frontline employees will complete the new training by the end of this year. Read: http://bit.ly/2p0xXTu

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Did you know….Cinco de Mayo

Did you know? Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Cinco de Mayo 2018 occurs on Saturday,... Continue Reading 

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Medical Schools Adding Focus On Developmental Disabilities

by Courtney Perkes via Disability Scoop An innovative new program is aiming to ensure that the next generation of doctors is far more prepared to treat the needs of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The four-year initiative, which is a partnership... Continue Reading 

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