October and Disability Awareness — 2019

Throughout October, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services highlighted aspects of disability awareness for national disability employment, dyslexia, learning disabilities, ADHD and Down syndrome.

Check out the stories below.

Down Syndrome

Oh, the Places You Will Go! | 10/2/2019

Dan and Emma have been friends for a long time. During their friendship, they have become disability right activists and their own personal advocates. Their shared dream was to attend college.

Ruby’s Story: Inclusion, Self-Advocacy, and a Future that Could Include College | 10/8/2019

Ruby’s mom shares their experience with inclusion, Ruby’s self-advocacy growth, and aspirations for Ruby to attend college

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