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1 - Trump Seeks to Slash Social Security Benefits for Disabled - Under proposed change the U.S. government would look more closely at whether certain disability insurance recipients still qualify as disabled after they have already been awarded benefits - Arizona Democratic Party - 2020/01/15
5 - Celebration of ADA 30th Anniversary All Year Long - The ADA anniversary will serve as a key component of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month - NDEAM - observance in October - Agency Office of Disability Employment Policy - 2020/01/06
9 - New Bone Bandage Accelerates Repair of a Break - Pro-Healing Biochemical bandage captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at site of a bone break to accelerate and improve natural healing process - Duke University - 2019/12/13
14 - U.S. Department of Social Security Open Hours - U.S. Department of Social Security public hours at offices nationwide and Wednesdays will return to full public service hours - U.S. Social Security Administration - 2019/12/02
19 - Improving Air Travel Accessibility and Inclusion - International Air Transport Association (IATA) concludes Global Accessibility Symposium seeking to improve air travel experience for passengers with disabilities - International Air Transport Association (IATA) - 2019/11/14
21 - Humanitarian Crisis in the Sahel - Large-scale population displacements, armed attacks and high levels of food insecurity have contributed to a humanitarian emergency in the 3 border zone of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger - The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) - 2019/11/06
23 - Important Safety Tips and Guidelines for Halloween - Hints and tips provided by authoritative sources including U.S. FDA, Consumer Product Safety Commission, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to enjoy a safe Halloween - Disabled World - 2019/10/23
24 - Pitch Black: A Dusklight Story - Accessible Audio Game - Pitch Black is a binaural audio game, entirely accessible to blind and partially sighted people, featuring a fully traversable 3D environment with compelling story, created entirely through sonic environments - Pitch Black - 2019/10/22
26 - ILCSC Celebrating 43 Years of Independence - Independent Living Center of Southern California (ILCSC) on Thursday, November 14th, 2019, will be celebrating 43 years of providing services to persons with disabilities over the years to obtain Independence in their lives - Marcy Hernandez, Author/IAAWD Founder - 2019/10/09
29 - Gracie's Place Art Studio - What began primarily as nature art, has also blossomed into a popular pet portrait art studio for pet owners who adore their pets - Marcella (Marcy) Hernandez, Founder/Artist/Author - Gracie's Place Art Studio; The International Association of Artists With Disabilities - 2019/09/18
30 - 1.6% COLA Estimate for 2020 - 2020 U.S. Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) benefit boost estimated to be 1.6 percent - The Senior Citizens League - 2019/09/12
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