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On May 27, 2014, HUD announced issuance of a Notice permitting use of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design under title II of the ADA, with identified exceptions (see Section V of the Notice), as an alternative to UFAS for Section 504 compliance. The Notice was published in the Federal Register on Friday, May 23, 2014 with the established effective dates.
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U.S. Specialists Visit Moscow School for Disabled
Three staff members of Boston's Institute for Human Centered Design teamed up with Perspektiva, a Moscow-based NGO that strives to improve the well-being of disabled people, to share experiences on providing the best possible care and facilities at Moscow's Special School No. 532.
In honor of the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we are proud to host an exhibition of artist with disabilities as well as hold a poetry slam with poets or spoken word artists with disabilities at the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD).
The Zero Project was initiated by the Essl Foundation in 2010. It is run in partnership with the World Future Council (WFC) since 2011 and with the European Foundation Centre (EFC) since 2013.
The U.S. Access Board has released its final report on accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment, such as examination tables, scales, and x-ray machines. These standards will be used to make sure that medical equipment is accessible and usable by people with disabilities.
Enlightening and Empowering People with Disabilities in Africa (EEPD Africa) is an organization founded by Ford Foundation Fellow and former IHCD Intern Sefakor Komabu Pomeyie. EEPD Africa needs your support to fight for the right to education for people with disabilities in Ghana. Education is a human right as it opens doors, expands opportunities and freedom for everybody around the globe. Unfortunately, most people with disabilities in Ghana are not readily enjoying this provision.
Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership, Inc. is a regional nonprofit housing agency serving 30 communities in the Greater Boston area.
The Regional Housing Coordinator will outreach to the network of housing entities, including public housing authorities and private landlords, across MBHP’s greater Boston region in an effort to better serve individuals needing long term care that will allow them to receive services in their community rather than in a long-term care facility.
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