Join Disability Law Colorado at one of our upcoming trainings to learn about the law regarding service & assistance animals! Do you know the difference between a service animal and an assistance animal? Do you know which of these animals is allowed in a public business? In housing? In a school? Do you know when […]
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A life-long dream of competing on USA’s Paralympic Cycling Team is achieved by one of our own The Colorado Advisory Council for Persons with Disabilities is thrilled to congratulate Council Member Billy Lister on his amazing achievement in earning a spot on the U.S.A. Paralympic Cycling team along with 17 of his teammates. Billy’s response to […]
The Colorado Advisory Council for Persons with Disabilities is the driving force behind legislation and educational campaigns that benefit persons with disabilities. In November 2015 the Council implemented the Think of Me, Keep It Free parking sign campaign as part of the Excuses Versus Reasons initiative. Communities have been receptive to the addition of the new […]
What’s new with the Colorado Council for Persons with Disabilities? When is the next Council Meeting? What’s new in Colorado Legislation? The Council is pleased to announce the release of its first monthly newsletter!
The Disability Statistics & Demographics Rehabilitation Research & Training Center has released their annual Annual Statistics Compendium Report Released. Click here or http://coloradodisabilitycouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/compendium_2015_final.pdf to view complete report.
by NATALIE SHOEMAKER Some disability-access points across America are getting a makeover. The signs no longer feature a stick figure sitting mechanically still, but a dynamic image of a person in motion. This person is leaning forward — engaged and independent. “An icon, an image, a symbol, can be a really powerful kind of seed […]
JAN 19, 2016 @ 10:17 PM by Robert J. Szczerba, CONTRIBUTOR, Forbes View Article on Forbes.com When Thorkil Sonne and his wife learned that their son had autism, they worried that he would face an uncertain future, where he would be constantly misunderstood and never be able to lead a normal working life. Not one to back […]
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been commemorated since 1992 to promote awareness and mobilize support for critical issues relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development. The Day works to promote action to raise awareness about disability issues and draw attention to the benefits of an inclusive […]
Posted by Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center and Volpe National Transportation Systems Center As drivers and pedestrians alike have become increasingly distracted by their handheld devices, crossing the street safely is not as straightforward as it used to be. So at DOT, we’ve been thinking, “What if?” What if, while we may not be able to […]
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- CCPWD Attends Senior Lobby Day at the State Capitol March 21, 2018
- Hearing Dog Open House March 15, 2018