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RIT & NTID focusing on STEM careers for the deaf and hard of hearing

Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf is receiving a $1.6 million dollar grant from the National Science...
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Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:21pm
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Honoring those who bring health care services to people with intellectual disabilities

The Golisano Foundation and Special Olympics on Wednesday honored seven health care organizations and professionals who are working to bring health care...
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Thu, 03/14/2019 - 1:47am
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How will changes to RTS affect riders with disabilities?

As the ReImagine RTS project moves forward, changing the way buses move through Rochester, different communities are worried how the changes will affect...
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Wed, 03/13/2019 - 12:25pm
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Red Wings to celebrate Deaf Culture Day in April

The Rochester Red Wings are teaming up with Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf and the Rochester School for...
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Wed, 03/06/2019 - 9:51am
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Connections: "Spread the Word: Inclusion"

We get an update on the “Spread the Word to End the Word” campaign, which seeks to eliminate the use of the "r" word and end discrimination against...
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Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:38am
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Connections: New York State's optional ID cards for people with intellectual disabilities

New York State has launched new, optional ID cards for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The goal is to help law enforcement and...
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Fri, 03/01/2019 - 9:47am
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Advocates for people with disabilities ask property owners to keep sidewalks clear

With temperatures finally headed back above freezing, this might be a good time for homeowners to clear sidewalks of ice and snow. Ericka Jones is an...
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Fri, 02/01/2019 - 11:52am
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'Sensory-Friendly Sunday' lets kids with sensory processing issues enjoy Strong Museum on own terms

For kids with autism or other sensory processing disorders, going to loud, crowded places like the Strong Museum can be overwhelming. That’s why the...
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Fri, 02/01/2019 - 4:42am
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WATCH: Dialogue on Disability edition of Need to Know

https://youtu.be/wbrMtU2n0lg Adults with disabilities are four times more likely to report their health to be “fair” or “poor” compared to those with no...
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Thu, 01/17/2019 - 3:01pm
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