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  • 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
  • Issue Brief: Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (H.R. 647/ S. 313)
    Summary The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (S. 313/H.R. 647) is a bill that will encourage and assist individuals and families in saving private funds for the purpose of supporting individuals with disabilities to maintain health, independence, and a better quality of life. These savings accounts could be... Read More

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  • 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
  • CPSD Ruderman Fellow Issue Brief: Do Work Incentives Support the Transition to Employment for Youth with Significant Disabilities?
    Issue Brief: Work Incentives: Do They Support the Transition to Employment for Youth with Significant Disabilities Receiving SSI and SSDI Benefits? For youth with significant disabilities, the preparation for transition from school to adult life requires an examination of the qualifications for financial and health care supports from two different... Read More

CPSD Partner Events

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  • 2015 APSE Call for Proposals
    2015 CALL FOR PROPOSALS SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 12, 2015 APSE’s 26th annual conference will be held in Philadelphia, PA on June 23-25, 2015, with a pre-conference day on June 22nd. The APSE conference focuses exclusively on integrated employment of individuals with disabilities. At this premier event share knowledge, expertise and... Read More
  • Discover DC with TASH at this year’s Annual Conference Dec 3-5
    For nearly 40 years, the TASH Conference has impacted the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders in the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life. This year’s... Read More
  • Call for Applications: DC Advocacy Partners
    The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) is seeking a diverse group of highly-motivated and enthusiastic men and women to participate in the fourth class of DC Advocacy Partners (DC AP). DC AP is a free nine-month leadership training program designed for self-advocates and family members of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.... Read More