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Council Attends National ADA Symposium

The Colorado Disability Council for Persons with Disabilities is pleased to announce our involvement with the National ADA Symposium in Denver June 15-18th at the Hyatt Regency Colorado Convention Center. For details on this conference, please visit http://www.adasymposium.org.

Improving Gas Station Accessibility for People with Disabilities

United Spinal Association and the Disability Gas Coalition, a national and state level disability rights organization, have released a video of Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (D-IL 8th District) that highlights her on-going struggle to get gas at service stations as a double amputee, war veteran heroine and wheelchair user. Click here to view the video. 15 million drivers with disabilities […]

New Bilingual Education Laws in DPS

Parents of students with disabilities….there’s a “new law” for bilingual education in Denver Public Schools. Know your rights and obligations. View Full Article or visit http://www.advocacydenver.org/new-bilingual-education-laws-in-dps

Did You Know?

Disability rates are significantly higher among groups with lower educational attainment in the countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), says the OECD Secretariat. On average, 19 per cent of less educated people have disabilities, compared to 11 per cent among the better educated. Read more at http://www.un.org/disabilities/convention/pdfs/factsheet.pdf