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WV DD Council Membership Application for 2016

Posted in Advocacy, Disability, and Public Awareness

The WV DD Council Membership Application for 2016 has been approved by the Nominating Committee and is ready to be…

Posted by NWVCIL on Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Inclusion On Rise

Posted in Disability, and Public Awareness

"A growing number of students with disabilities are spending most of the day in regular education classrooms alongside…

Posted by NWVCIL on Friday, February 5, 2016

House Bill 4338

Posted in Advocacy, Disability, and Public Awareness

Very important information from Tracy White regarding House Bill 4338."Good morning everyone!Today is a new day my…

Posted by NWVCIL on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

House Bill 4338

Children’s Books Honored For Portraying Disability Experience

Posted in Disability, and Public Awareness

"Four new books for kids and teens are being lauded for focusing on disabilities with a set of awards handed out alongside the famed Caldecott and Newbery Medals."

Posted by NWVCIL on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

ADA Internet Regulations

Posted in Advocacy, Disability, Outreach, and Public Awareness

The National Federation of the Blind has launched a petition demanding that the Obama administration issue a Notice of…

Posted by NWVCIL on Monday, January 25, 2016

Get Out The Vote!

Posted in Advocacy, Disability, Outreach, Public Awareness, and Uncategorized

Get out the vote! Rooted in Rights informs voters with disabilities of their rights, and encourages people with…

Posted by NWVCIL on Monday, January 25, 2016

Feds Boost Spending On Special Ed, Disability Programs

Posted in Advocacy, Disability, and Public Awareness

"With funding gains for special education, housing and other disability programs, advocates say the federal government’s…

Posted by NWVCIL on Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Posted in Advocacy, and Disability

Make a career of humanity, commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights.You will make a greater person of…

Posted by NWVCIL on Monday, January 18, 2016

Bill Would Expand Access to Community Living

Posted in Advocacy, Disability, and Public Awareness

"Under a bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., all individuals with disabilities who are deemed eligible…

Posted by NWVCIL on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

ABLE Accounts May Be Available Sooner Than Expected

Posted in Disability, and Public Awareness

Wonderful news about ABLE accounts. "Tucked inside a tax bill approved by lawmakers last month is a provision that…

Posted by NWVCIL on Tuesday, January 12, 2016