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1 - I'mPOSSIBLE Award : Call for Nominations Launched - Agitos Foundation launches call for nominations for I'mPOSSIBLE Award, to be presented at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony - Agitos Foundation - International Paralympic Committee (IPC) - 2020/02/06
5 - Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates - Warnings - Statistics - Regular updates, statistics, warnings, and current information resources from the U.S. CDC regarding the new novel coronavirus, referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) - Disabled World - 2020/01/31
7 - Wuhan 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) - Information regarding new novel coronavirus, referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), reported as causing outbreak of respiratory illnesses in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and early 2020 - Disabled World - 2020/01/29
12 - 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
16 - 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
20 - 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
25 - 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
30 - 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
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