Inclusion Desk

As coronavirus cases rise, parents of students with disabilities see risk of educational gaps

When most of Monroe County was designated a yellow zone on Monday over rising coronavirus cases, preschool classes for students with disabilities at CP...
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Wed, 11/11/2020 - 11:47am
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Settlement reached in lawsuit against Gates Chili over service dog

An effort by the parents of a Gates Chili student with disabilities to allow their daughter to use a service dog has been settled eight years after that...
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Fri, 08/21/2020 - 6:03am
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Willow and Deaf IGNITE announce partnership

Two organizations that have collaborated for several years have now announced a formal partnership to strengthen the ways this community responds to...
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 1:50pm
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Q&A: 30 years after the ADA, how far have we come?

July 26 is the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities...
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Sat, 07/25/2020 - 5:39am
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Connections: Discussing challenges faced by people with autism during the pandemic

As we've explored in recent conversations, the pandemic has posed unique challenges for people with disabilities. For adults and children with autism,...
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Fri, 07/24/2020 - 10:12am
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COVID-19 and the unique challenges facing people with disabilities

COVID-19 has meant some difficult times for a lot of people, but those living with disabilities have been facing unique challenges. A WXXI live forum on...
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Fri, 07/24/2020 - 10:13am
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Connections: How the pandemic is affecting people with disabilities

WXXI News covers Governor Cuomo’s press briefing from Albany. Following that, we have a discussion about issues affecting people with disabilities –...
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Thu, 07/23/2020 - 10:48am
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Arts organizations increase access during COVID-19 shutdowns

Earlier this month, people around the world sat down to watch "Hamilton" -- the Broadway musical phenomenon written by Lin-Manuel Miranda about the...
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Thu, 07/23/2020 - 9:28am
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Rochester organization seeks 'inclusion ambassadors'

A Rochester organization is hoping that people who are spending more time at home during the coronavirus pandemic will use some of that time to become ...
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Wed, 07/22/2020 - 10:01am
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Special Olympics athletes switch to virtual competitions during coronavirus pandemic

Sweat trickled down Jacob Booher-Babcock's flushed face in the midday sun as he pushed through a series of sit-ups. His hands and feet touched at the...
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Tue, 07/21/2020 - 3:31am
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