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  • The CPSD Sponsors Education & Disability Policy Webinar Series, Beginning October 30, 2014
    Education & Disability Policy- 3 Part Webinar Series  This three part webinar series, hosted by nine national organizations focused on students with disabilities, will be a great fit whether you are a parent, a policymaker, an advocate, or an attorney wanting … ... Read More
  • CPSD Officials Attend White House’s Champions of Change Event
    Honorees at the White House’s Champions for Change pose during event Tuesday, Oct. 15 2014 Representatives from the Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination (CPSD) attended a special White House ceremony Tuesday evening honoring those who have expanded employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. CPSD Director Allison Wohl and Jay Ruderman, president of... Read More
  • CPSD Observes National Disability Awareness Month
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CPSD Joins Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month Nationwide campaign will take place in October (Washington, D.C.) — October 3, 2014 — The Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination (CPSD) today announced its support for National Disability Employment Awareness Month raise awareness of and educate about... Read More


  • Inclusive Congregations: Justice, Not Charity
    By Allison Wohl Published Jewish Weekly on October 27, 2014 When our son was a newborn, another mom of a child with Down syndrome suggested that we see “Praying with Lior.” Deeply moved by the movie, I turned to … ... Read More
  • White House Observes National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
    The White House is observing  National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month during October and issued a blog post recognizing the impact bullying has on students with disabilities. From the White House Blog: The Administration is committed to combating bullying and its … ... Read More
  • How Can We Get More People with Disabilities Employed in Their Communities?
    Over the past two decades, there has been a renewed effort to enable people with disabilities to become competitively employed within their communities—numerous studies have found that people with disabilities want to work and that competitive employment is a good … ... Read More

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