People with disabilities don't want pity, they want a paycheck, the Democratic presidential candidate told a crowd of supporters in Orlando, Fla.
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September 21, 2016
December 12, 2014
The Democrat from Iowa has been instrumental in several laws related to education and employment of people with disabilities over his 40 years in Congress.
October 13, 2014
Rochester, N.Y., ended up employing more special education teachers than it had originally budgeted for when fewer students than expected were placed in a less-intensive educational model.
August 28, 2014
The special education teachers and staff in three Lehigh Valley districts have gone without a contract for a year.
April 09, 2014
Federal officials investigating Americans with Disabilities Act violations in Providence, R.I., had expanded their work to the whole state after settling last year with the Providence school system.
March 11, 2014
The newspaper offers a detailed account of the lives of men with intellectual disabilities who worked for decades at a turkey-processing plant, earning less than $100 a month.
June 14, 2013
Providence has shut down a program for youth and adults with intellectual disabilities that required them work at menial jobs at wages far below the state minimum.
September 28, 2012
The centers could serve--and may in many communities--as a powerful link to work, education, and other opportunities and people with disabilities. But sound monitoring is a part of making sure those centers are serving their purpose, the inspector general said.
July 11, 2012
The GAO wasn't impressed by the array of 45 programs attempting to improve employment for people with disabilities.