Category Archives: Employment

Coffee shop benefiting Winston-Salem/Forsyth students in the works | Local News | journalnow.com

Source: Coffee shop benefiting Winston-Salem/Forsyth students in the works | Local News | journalnow.com

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New Tax Law Makes Changes to ABLE Accounts | SpecialNeedsAnswers

Source: New Tax Law Makes Changes to ABLE Accounts | SpecialNeedsAnswers

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12-year-old boy with Down syndrome and mom run cupcake shop – ABC News

Source: 12-year-old boy with Down syndrome and mom run cupcake shop – ABC News

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Down Syndrome No Barrier For Firefighter – Disability Scoop

Not everyone was immediately on board when Jason Eagan, who has Down syndrome, said he wanted to become a firefighter. But with persistence, he found his place. Source: Down Syndrome No Barrier For Firefighter – Disability Scoop

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Proposed Changes To ABLE Act Draw Opposition – Disability Scoop

In an unusual move, dozens of disability advocacy groups say they’re ready to line up against efforts in Congress to expand the ABLE Act over concerns that the changes don’t go far enough. Source: Proposed Changes To ABLE Act Draw … Continue reading

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Congress Eyes Changes To ABLE Act, Special Needs Trusts – Disability Scoop

A handful of bills designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to save money are advancing in Congress. Source: Congress Eyes Changes To ABLE Act, Special Needs Trusts – Disability Scoop

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Problems Plague Vocational Rehabilitation – Disability Scoop

Vocational rehabilitation is supposed to help people with disabilities become independent, but federal data indicates over 800,000 deemed eligible for such services received no assistance. Source: Problems Plague Vocational Rehabilitation – Disability Scoop

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In Rare Move, Clinton Courts Disability Vote – Disability Scoop

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is making her pitch to people with disabilities, bringing attention to a sizable demographic that’s often overlooked on the campaign trail. Source: In Rare Move, Clinton Courts Disability Vote – Disability Scoop

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Over $24 Million Tagged For Disability Employment – Disability Scoop

The U.S. Department of Labor is sending millions of dollars to states and organizations, all earmarked to improve the employment odds facing people with disabilities. Source: Over $24 Million Tagged For Disability Employment – Disability Scoop

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Millions Headed To States For Special Ed Training – Disability Scoop

The U.S. Department of Education is shelling out millions in funding to help recruit and train teachers and administrators serving children with disabilities in North Carolina and six other states. Source: Millions Headed To States For Special Ed Training – … Continue reading

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