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The following titles have been selected from materials that were added to the NLS reference collections from December 2015 to March 2016. Entries are arranged alphabetically, according to subject headings developed and used by the NLS Reference Section for its collections.
Boatman, M. (2016, January 8). Paul Timmons tapped as Red Cross disability integration coordinator[Press release]. Retrieved from www.wunderground.com/blog/Portlight/paul-timmons-tapped-as-red-cross-disability-integration-coordinator .
Express News Service. (2015, December 8). Battling blindness, good Samaritan doctor helps autistic kids. The New Indian Express. Retrieved from www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/Battling-Blindness-Good-Samaritan-Doctor-Helps-Autistic-Kids/2015/12/08/article3166102.ece .
Khan, F. (2015, December 27). U.S. health care is failing my patients. The Daily Beast. Retrieved from www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/12/27/u-s-healthcare-is-failing-my-patients.html .
Reiskin, J. (2015, December 23). Guest commentary: Listen to disability rights community. The Denver Post. Retrieved from http://www.denverpost.com/2015/12/23/guest-commentary-listen-to-disability-rights-community/ .
National Council on Disability. (2016, January 19). Implementing the Affordable Care Act: A roadmap for people with disabilities. Retrieved from http://www.tilrc.org/assests/news/0116news/0116fed19.html
Greenwald, J. (2016, January 14). Mechanical engineer’s disability lawsuit reinstated. Business Insurance. Retrieved from www.businessinsurance.com/article/20160114/NEWS06/160119891/federal-district-court-fails-to-consider-2008-amendments-to?tags=%7C309%7C70%7C80%7C83%7C302 .
Jones, Keith (ed.). Arthritis sourcebook. (2016). Louisville, KY: Omnigraphics.
BBCNews. (2015, December 15). The ‘golden age’ of disability arts. Retrieved from www.bbc.com/news/disability-35063050 .
Handler, R. (2016, February 9). Stop excluding actors with disabilities. Backstage. Retrieved from www.backstage.com/advice-for-actors/backstage-experts/stop-excluding-actors-disabilities/ .
Makerbot Thingverse. (2015, December 17). “Mouth operated mouse” wins Assistive Technology Challenge. Business Wire. Retrieved from http://businesswire.com/news/home/20151217005996/en/%E2%80%9CMouth-Operated-Mouse%E2%80%9D-Wins--Assistive-Technology .
Pultarova, T. (2015, December 10). Blindness in a high-tech age. E&T: Engineering and Technology Magazine, 10(12).
Esposito, L. (2015, December 16). Holiday gifts for senior safety and peace of mind. And don’t forget caregivers, who also deserve a holiday boost. U.S. News and World Report: Health. http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2015-12-16/holiday-gifts-for-senior-safety-and-peace-of-mind .
TechCocktail. (2015, December 20). How seniors can risk-proof their homes with today’s technology. Retrieved from http://tech.co/seniors-risk-proof-homes-technology-2015-12 .
Armstrong, A. (2016, January 13). Technology evolves to aid students learning with dyslexia. Chugiak Eagle River Star. Retrieved from www.alaskastar.com/2016-01-13/technology-evolves-aid-students-learning-dyslexia .
Scroxton, A. (2015, December 30). Inclusive Technology Prize showcases apps and services for the disabled. Computer Weekly. Retrieved from www.computerweekly.com/feature/Inclusive-Technology-Prize-showcases-apps-and-services-for-the-disabled .
Dupre, K. (2016, February 2). Target rolls out new shopping carts designed with disability in mind. Mashable. Retrieved from http://mashable.com/2016/02/15/carolines-cart-target-disability/ .
Heisler, Y. (2016, January 14). Researchers develop a revolutionary braille tablet for the blind. BGR. Retrieved from http://bgr.com/2016/01/14/braille-tablet-prototype-blind/ .
Muche, K. (2015, December 10). How technology is working to help blind and partially sighted people. Verizon News Center. Retrieved from www.verizonwireless.com/news/article/2015/12/how-technology-is-working-to-help-blind-people.html .
Adams, R. (2016, February 10). Building disability literacy, one brick at a time. Huffington Post. Retrieved from www.huffingtonpost.com/rachel-adams/building-disability-literacy-one-brick-at-a-time_b_9189668.html .
Diament, M. (2015, December 8). Disability awareness effort asks people to ‘just say hi.’ Disability Scoop. Retrieved from www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/12/08/disability-effort-just-say-hi/21654 .
Glass, D. (2016, January 12). ‘Shocking’ abuse of Victorians with disabilities. The Age Comment. Retrieved from www.theage.com.au/comment/shocking-abuse-of-victorians-with-disabilities-20160111-gm37o4.html .
Lintz, J. (2016, February 4). It is time to eliminate offensive terms about people with disabilities. Huffington Post. Retrieved from www.huffingtonpost.com/janice-s-lintz/it-is-time-to-eliminate-o_1_b_9151624.html .
Sparapani, J. (2015, December 31). 'People-first' means respect at Perkins School for the Blind. TechTarget. Retrieved from http://searchcio.techtarget.com/blog/TotalCIO/People-first-means-respect-at-Perkins-School-for-the-BIind .
Thorpe, J.R. (2016, January 7). What’s an invisible disability? 7 things you need to know. Bustle. Retrieved from http://www.bustle.com/articles/114205-whats-an-invisible-disability-7-things-you-need-to-know .
Venugopal, V. (2015, December 27). PM Narendra Modi suggests use of 'divyang' for persons with disability in his 'Mann ki Baat'. Economic Times. Retrieved from http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2015-12-27/news/69334731_1_mann-ki-baat-pm-narendra-modi-disability-affairs .
Snyder, J. (2014). The visual made verbal: A comprehensive training manual and guide to the history and applications of audio description. Arlington, VA: American Council of the Blind.
Still, J. (2015, December 2). 'The Wiz Live!' will be accessible to visually impaired people & it's a welcome entertainment first. Bustle. Retrieved from www.bustle.com/articles/127084-the-wiz-live-will-be-accessible-to-visually-impaired-people-its-a-welcome-entertainment-first .
Zablotsky, B. et. al. (2015, November13). Estimated prevalence of autism and other developmental disabilities following questionnaire changes in the 2014 National Health Interview Survey. National Health Statistics Reports, (87). Retrieved from www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr087.pdf [PDF: 292.8 KB / 21 p.].
Gebremenden, Y. (2016, January 15). Ethiopia: Disability, accessibility in sustainable urban development. The Ethiopian Herald. Retrieved from http://allafrica.com/stories/201601151246.html .
Hofmann, M. (2016, January 23). Real estate agents adapt to needs of clients with disabilities seeking the right home. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved from www.latimes.com/home/la-hm-disability-20160123-story.html .
The Hindu. (2015, December 4). Rally for barrier-free society. Retrieved from www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kozhikode/rally-for-barrierfree-society/article7947403.ece .
Keller, H., & In Haller, B. A. (2015). Byline of hope: Collected newspaper and magazine writing of Helen Keller. Louisville, KY: Avocado Press.
Montague-Devaud, A. (2015, August 11). American Foundation for the Blind President & CEO, Carl Augusto, to retire in spring 2016 [Press release]. New York: American Foundation for the Blind. Retrieved from www.afb.org/info/about-us/press-room/press-release-archive/-afb-president-andceo-carl-augusto-to-retire-in-spring-2016-/1245 .
Montague, A. (2016). The American Foundation for the Blind Names Kirk Adams as next President and CEO [Press release]. Retrieved from www.afb.org/info/about-us/press-room/press-release-archive/kirk-adams-is-next-afb-president-and-ceo/1245 .
American Printing House for the Blind President, Tuck Tinsley, to retire in early 2016 [Press release]. (July 24, 2015). Retrieved from www.aph.org/pr/american-printing-house-for-the-blind-president-tuck-tinsley-to-retire-in-early-2016/ .
Ainebyoona, E. (2015, December 17). Uganda: Blindness plagues north. All Africa. Retrieved from http://allafrica.com/stories/201512170890.html .
Mathers, I. (2015, October 12). Best of 2015: Analysis on Ebola, conflict and refugees. SciDevNet. Retrieved from www.scidev.net/global/vulnerability/feature/best-2015-analysis-ebola-conflict-refugees-human-rights.html .
The Tribune. (2015, December 8). States told to give disability relief to acid attack victims. Retrieved from www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/states-told-to-give-disability-relief-to-acid-attack-victims/168093.html .
Beaubien, J. (2016, January 15). What a difference a drug makes in the fight against river blindness. National Public Radio (NPR). Retrieved from www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/01/14/462911847/what-a-difference-a-drug-makes-in-the-fight-against-river-blindness .
Blackwell, T. (2015, December 14). U.S. agency earning millions from anti-blindness pill defends it after Canadians’ safety alert. National Post. Retrieved from http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/canadian-firm-and-u-s-research-agency-in-heated-battle-over-safety-of-anti-blindness-pill .
Haelle, T. (2015, November 16). Mother’s milk may help prevent blindness in preemies. NPR:WBEZ91.5. Retrieved from www.npr.org/sections/healthshots/2015/11/16/456209017/mothers-milk-may-help-prevent-blindness-in-preemies .
Abelson, R., & Creswell, J. (2015, December 19). Theranos founder faces a test of technology, and reputation. The New York Times. Retrieved from www.nytimes.com/2015/12/20/business/theranos-founder-faces-a-test-of-technology-and-reputation.html .
Banerjee, S. (2015, December 6). HelpMeSee unfolds cutting-edge technology to combat blindness. The Hindu. Retrieved from www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/helpmesee-unfolds-cuttingedge-technology-to-combat-blindness/article7953264.ece .
DNA India. (2015, December 1). Scientists grow retinal nerve cells which could help people blinded by glaucoma, MS. Retrieved from www.dnaindia.com/health/report-scientists-grow-retinal-nerve-cells-which-could-help-people-blinded-by-glaucoma-ms-2150715 .
Harvey, C. (2016, January 19). Can virtual reality be the next thing in curing blindness? Bloomberg. Retrieved from hhttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-19/can-virtual-reality-be-the-next-big-thing-in-curing-blindness- .
Neuroskeptic. (2015, November 20). Multiple personalities, blindness, and the brain. Discover. Retrieved from http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2015/11/20/multiple-personalities-blindness-and-the-brain/. .
Olinger, D. (2015, December 10). University hospital performs first bionic eye transplant in Colorado. The Denver Post. Retrieved from www.denverpost.com/news/local/ci_29227656/university-hospital-performs-first-bionic-eye-transplant-in-colorado .
Spencer, B. (2016, February 4). Could STATINS help restore vision? Drugs found to clear away deposits that cause blindness in the elderly. Daily Mail. Retrieved from www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3432036/Could-STATINS-help-restore-vision-Drugs-clear-away-deposits-cause-blindness-elderly.html .
Indore, N.K. (2015, December 8). Barwani botched eye surgery: Eye wash caused infection, blindness. Hindustan Times. Retrieved from www.hindustantimes.com/indore/barwani-incident-eye-wash-caused-infection-and-blindness/story-9cPh9pYPb75x55u01AlA5M.html .
Pillischer, D. (2015). Braille instruction everywhere: Introducing the Cosmo Brailler. Further Reflections 34(4). Retrieved from https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/fr/fr34/4/fr340407.htm .
Swenson, A.M. (2016). Beginning with braille. New York: AFB Press.
Walker, C.A.C. (2015, December). A Cry for unity in creating textbooks for the blind. Braille Monitor, 58(11). Retrieved from https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/bm/bm15/bm1511/bm151104.htm .
Collins, M. (2015, December 1). The Great caregiver quest. New Mobility. Retrieved from www.newmobility.com/2015/12/caregiver-quest .
Park-Lee, E. et al. (2015, December). Variation in adult day services center participant characteristics, by center ownership: United States, 2014. NCHA Data Brief, (227). Retrieved from www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/DataBriefs/db227.htm .
Winnegar, A. (2015, December 20). Understanding disability: Need for caregivers in state grows, data shows. Santa Fe New Mexican. Retrieved from www.santafenewmexican.com/news/health_and_science/understanding-disability-need-for-caregivers-in-state-grows-data-shows/article_6e421604-24bb-5677-9b32-5248768c39d3.html .
Zukowski, M. (2015, December 19). Grief, acceptance part of hospice process. Fond du Lac Reporter. Retrieved from www.fdlreporter.com/story/life/2015/12/19/end-life-care/74214294 .
Brunel University London. (2015, December 2). Researchers find adults with cerebral palsy more likely to have chronic health conditions. Retrieved from http://www.brunel.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/articles/Researchers-find-adults-with-cerebral-palsy-more-likely-to-have-chronic-health-conditions .
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. (2015, December 4). Film is ‘invaluable resource’ for people with cerebral palsy. Retrieved from www.csp.org.uk/news/2015/12/04/film-invaluable-resource-people-cerebral-palsy .
Heasley, S. (2015, December 9). No drop in cerebral palsy prevalence, CDC finds. Disability Scoop. Retrieved from www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/12/09/no-drop-cp-prevalence-cdc/21661 .
Serbin, S.L. (2015, December 02). Cerebral palsy can’t stop this superhero. Daily Times News. Retrieved from www.delcotimes.com/general-news/20151202/cerebral-palsy-cant-stop-this-superhero .
Williams, M. (2015, December 9). Investigation of Peck School details alleged abuse committed by school staff against disabled children in Holyoke. MassLive. Retrieved from www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2015/12/peck_school_investigation_details_alleged_abuse.html .
The Disability Law Center. (2015, December 9). Disability Law Center investigation Report. Peck school, Holyoke, Massachusetts. Retrieved from www.scribd.com/doc/292833062/Peck-Report-Dec-9-2015-FINAL .
Frumkin, R. (2016, February 24). Artist aims for radical visibility with new clothing line for queer people with disabilities. Medill Reports Chicago. Retrieved from http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/artist-aims-for-radical-visibility-with-new-clothing-line-for-queer-people-with-disabilities/ .
Coady, G. (2016, January 13). 5 ways to improve your ecommerce design for colourblind users. Shopify. Retrieved from www.shopify.com/partners/blog/86314118-5-ways-to-improve-your-ecommerce-design-for-colourblind-users?platform=hootsuite .
Goodman, M. (2015, December 9). New glasses ‘correct’ colour blindness for some. Health24: Eye Health. Retrieved from www.health24.com/Medical/Eye/Eye-disorders/new-glasses-correct-colour-blindness-for-some-20151208 .
Veronin, N. (2016, February 28). Life in Technicolor—One month wearing EnChroma’s color blindness-fixing glasses: By blocking wavelengths, glasses create a new world complete with grass, traffic lights. Ars Technica. Retrieved from http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/02/seeing-in-techicolor-one-month-wearing-enchromas-color-blindness-correcting-glasses/ .
Diament, M. (2015, December 15). FBI reports rise in disability-related hate crimes. Disability Scoop. Retrieved from www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/12/15/fbi-rise-hate-crimes/21690 .
Prial, D. (2015, December 28). 10 tips for avoiding financial fraud in 2016. FoxBusiness. Retrieved from www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2015/12/28/10-tips-for-avoiding-financial-fraud-in-2016 .
Weintraub, K. (2015, December 29). Ask well: Is mild cognitive impairment reversible? The New York Times. Retrieved from http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/12/29/ask-well-is-mild-cognitive-impairment-reversible/ .
Demmitt, A. (2015, December 22). Depression during the holidays and beyond. Vision Aware. Retrieved from www.visionaware.org/blog/visually-impaired-now-what/depression-during-the-holidays-and-beyond/12 .
Boatman, M. (2015, December 7). Is suicide an option? Depends if you’re disabled, says study. New Mobility. Retrieved from www.newmobility.com/2015/12/is-suicide-an-option .
Diabetes in Control. (2015, December 4). Equations developed to determine blindness, limb amputation risks. Retrieved from www.diabetesincontrol.com/diabetes-risk-assessment-equation/ .
Hippisley-Cox, J. and Coupland, C. (2015, November 11). Development and validation of risk prediction equations to estimate future risk of blindness and lower limp amputation in patients with diabetes: cohort study. CCBY Open Access. Retrieved from https://lancashirecarelibraryblog.com/2015/11/21/development-and-validation-of-risk-prediction-equations-to-estimate-future-risk-of-blindness-and-lower-limb-amputation-in-patients-with-diabetes-cohort-study/ .
Omnigraphics. (2016). Disability sourcebook. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics.
Frank, S. M. (2015, December 8). Deafness is having a cultural moment. So why are deaf roles still handed to hearing actors? Washington Post. Retrieved from www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/12/08/deafness-is-having-a-cultural-moment-so-why-are-deaf-roles-still-handed-to-hearing-actors/ .
Gumbrecht, J. (2015, December 8). “Softness in the struggle”: Living with a disability. CNN PHOTOS. Retrieved from www.cnn.com/2015/12/09/health/cnnphotos-living-with-disability-camilla .
Day, S. (2015, December 8). Why we have to create more disabled characters in children’s fiction. The Guardian. Retrieved from www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2015/dec/08/why-we-have-to-create-more-disabled-characters-in-childrens-fiction .
Quibell, M. (2015, December 8). Disability inclusive books that should be available in English—in pictures. The Guardian. Retrieved from www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/gallery/2015/dec/08/disability-inclusive-books-that-should-be-available-in-english .
Gibson, C. (2016, January 5). A disability-focused website ran a ‘funny’ post on autism. Anger ensued. The Washington Post. Retrieved from www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/a-disability-focused-website-ran-a-funny-post-about-autism-outrage-ensued/2016/01/05/366fbd14-b311-11e5-9388-466021d971de_story.html .
Rucker, A. (2015, November 1). The Inspectors: Bright light on a dim world. New Mobility. Retrieved from www.newmobility.com/2015/11/the-inspectors/ .
Sheehy, J. (2016, January 14). Downton Abbey: A disability-inclusive workplace? U.S. Department of Labor Blog. Retrieved from https://blog.dol.gov/2016/01/14/downton-abbey-a-disability-inclusive-workplace/ .
The Associated Press. (2015, December 07). Steve Sarkisian sues USC for discrimination based on his disability—alcoholism. NOLA. Retrieved from www.nola.com/lsu/index.ssf/2015/12/steve_sarkisian_sues_usc_for_d.html .
BBC News. (2016, January 8). Disability benefit tests have doubled in cost, says NAO. Retrieved from www.bbc.com/news/uk-35256386 .
Bexley, A. (2015, December 9). Social media ignites disability movement in Indonesia. In Asia. Retrieved from http://asiafoundation.org/in-asia/2015/12/09/social-media-ignites-disability-movement-in-indonesia .
CBCNews. (2015, December 3). Guelph study identifies job barriers for graduates with disabilities. Retrieved from www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/students-with-disability-face-employment-barriers-wage-gap-1.3347840 .
Chan, H. A. (2015, December 12). LCQ12: Barrier-free access and facilities in public rental housing estates. 7thSpace Interactive. Retrieved from http://7thspace.com/headlines/521982/lcq12_barrier_free_access_and_facilities_in_public_rental_housing_estates.html .
Chifamba, C. (2015, December 4). Zimbabwe: Disability levy – the unanswered questions. All Africa. Retrieved from http://allafrica.com/stories/201512070389.html .
Fox, N. (2015, December 4). Learning disability employment rate ‘unacceptable.’ BBC News. Retrieved from www.bbc.com/news/disability-35005362 .
Kuper, H. (2016, January 14). Focus on disability: Kids at risk from El Nino. SciDevNet. Retrieved from www.scidev.net/global/children/analysis-blog/disability-kids-risk-el-nino-food-security.html .
Nagarajan, R. (2015, December 17). With disability bill stuck in PMO, hope fades for its passage in House. Times of India. Retrieved from http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/With-disability-bill-stuck-in-PMO-hope-fades-for-its-passage-in-House/articleshow/50212170.cms .
Stone, J. (2015, December 8). The DWP is cutting a disability benefit that already leaves a third of recipients struggling to afford food. The Independent. Retrieved from www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/the-government-is-cutting-a-disability-benefit-that-already-leaves-a-third-of-recipients-unable-to-a6764641.html .
Taber, J. (2015, December 3). Half of Canadians accept job disability discrimination. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/half-of-canadians-accept-job-disability-discrimination/article27575737/ .
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). (2015). The Dhaka Declaration on Disability and Disaster Risk Management adopted at the Dhaka Conference on Disability and Disaster Risk Management.” [Press Release] Prevention Web. Retrieved from www.preventionweb.net/files/47093_dhakadeclaration.pdf [PDF: 474 KB / 5 p.] .
Warat, N. (2015, December 16). Local pathways to disability-inclusive governance in Indonesia. In Asia. Retrieved from http://asiafoundation.org/in-asia/2015/12/16/local-pathways-to-disability-inclusive-governance-in-indonesia .
People with disabilities at added risk in war, displacement. (2015, December 3). Human Rights Watch. Retrieved from www.hrw.org/news/2015/12/03/people-disabilities-added-risk-war-displacement .
Beam, A. (2016, January 7). Schumer bill aims to help disabled become more independent. Times Herald-Record. Retrieved from www.recordonline.com/article/20160107/NEWS/160109551 .
Disability Integration Act of 2015, S. 2252, 114th Cong. (2015). Retrieved from Congress.gov. URL: www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/2427/text?format=xml.
Gerould, A. (2016, January 7). Schumer: Congress must pass Disability Integration Act of 2015. Utica Observer-Dispatch. Retrieved from www.uticaod.com/article/20160107/NEWS/160109627 .
Long Island News & PR. (2016, January 8). Schumer pushes legislation that gives individuals with disabilities option to live fuller, more independent lives with long-term services & supports. [Press release]. Retrieved from www.longisland.com/news/01-07-16/schumer-individuals-with-disabilities-option-to-live-independently.html .
Morris, R. (2013, November 4). Disability studies faculty unsatisfied with mobility challenge. thereview. Retrieved from http://udreview.com/disability-studies-faculty-unsatisfied-with-mobility-challenge/ .
Noe, A. (2015, December 6). Physical disability and engineering of environments. NPR. Retrieved from www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2015/12/06/458454543/physical-disability-and-engineering-of-environments .
Incidental learning: what is it? (n.d.) Family Connect. Retrieved from www.familyconnect.org/info/browse-by-age/infants-and-toddlers/education-iandt/incidental-learning/1235 .
Willert, T. (2015, November 2015). School for blind leadership draws questions, inquiry. The Oklahoman. Retrieved from http://newsok.com/article/5462231 .
Rumi Consultancy. (2015, November 24). Visually impaired find light of knowledge at school for the blind. The World Bank. Retrieved from www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2015/11/24/visually-impaired-find-light-of-knowledge-at-school-for-the-blind .
Diament, M. (2015, December 10). Education law tightens testing cap for students with disabilities. Disability Scoop. Retrieved from www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/12/10/education-tightens-testing-cap/21667 .
Heasley, S. (2015, December 17.) Graduation rate trending up for students with disabilities. Disability Scoop. Retrieved from www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/12/17/graduation-rate-trending-up/21698 .
Heasley, S. (2016, February 2). Report: Inclusion on rise in nation’s schools. Disability Scoop. Retrieved from www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/02/02/report-inclusion-rise/21862 .
Blahovec, S. (2016, February 24). Why hire disabled workers? 4 powerful (and inclusive) companies answer. Huffington Post. Retrieved from www.huffingtonpost.com/sarah-blahovec/why-hire-disabled-workers_b_9292912.html .
Global Newswire. (2016, January11). Kessler Foundation grants $282K to implement customized employment strategies for people with developmental disabilities in Maryland [Press release]. Retrieved from www.econotimes.com/Kessler-Foundation-Grants-$282K-to-Implement-Customized-Employment-Strategies-for-People-with-Developmental-Disabilities-in-Maryland-141336 .
Perry, D. M. (2016, February 5). Disabled people need not apply: It’s time to ban discriminatory clauses in job postings. Al Jazeera America. Retrieved from http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2016/2/disabled-people-need-not-apply.html .
Nichols, L. (2015, November 20). Labor Department feels out agencies for disability employment campaign. PRWeek. Retrieved from www.prweek.com/article/1373621/labor-department-feels-agencies-disability-employment-campaign .
HR.BLR.com (2015, December 8). Employers often uneasy about hiring workers with learning disabilities survey shows. Retrieved from http://hr.blr.com/HR-news/Discrimination/Disabilities-ADA/Employers-hiring-workers-learning-disabilities# .
Kessler Foundation. (2016, January 8). nTIDE jobs report: To close 2015, struggles continue for Americas with disabilities trying to enter workforce [Press release]. Retrieved from http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2016/01/08/800573/10159007/en/nTIDE-Jobs-Report-To-Close-2015-Struggles-Continue-for-Americans-with-Disabilities-Trying-to-Enter-workforce.html .
Diament, M. (2015, December 18). Hotel centered around workers with special needs set to open. Disability Scoop. Retrieved from www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/12/18/hotel-special-needs .
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