Disability & Public Health News

Week of January 24

15.1% of US Children Have Special Health Care Needs The Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, a project funded by HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration) released January 19 new data on children with special health needs in the U.S. Learn more now. Children’s Hospitals Admit More Patients with Neurological Disorders On January […]

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Week of January 17

US Customs Promotes Hiring of Persons with Disabilities On January 7, the Cypress Times reported a U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Bureau agreement to hire persons with disabilities. Learn more now. Disability Demographics by Residence Type Mathematica Policy Research has prepared a study in Demography describing the working age population […]

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Week of January 10

Disabled Do Not Get Hired as Jobs Increase On January 6, Disability Scoop reported that while jobs increased in December, jobs for persons with disabilities did not keep pace with others. Learn more now. Ohio Settles Class Action Suit Over Disability Determination Delays On December 31, The Republic reported that as a result of a […]

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Week of January 3

Federal Judge Rules New York City Taxis Violate ADA The December 23 Wall Street Journal reported that a federal judge has barred New York City taxicab permits unless the cabs are accessible to people who use wheelchairs. This is to correct a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn more now. TSA Launches […]

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