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Watch this video and observe how the teachers use handheld devices to gather assessment information on children's language and literacy skills. The Recognition & Response project is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Bill Promotes Economic Self-Sufficiency for People with Disabilities
"The bipartisan votes for the ABLE Act, coupled with similar votes for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, are a good reminder that Republicans and Democrats in Congress want to see improvements in policy and practice that will result in more Americans realizing the vision of the Americans with Disabilities Act and become full participants in the lives of their communities," said Andrew J. Imparato, AUCD Executive Director.
The US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights released this joint dear colleague letter regarding the Olmstead obligations of state implementing the Fair Labor Standards Act as it relates to home care workers.