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August 27, 2014

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will turn twenty-five on July 26, 2015. And a big anniversary deserves a BIG celebration! That's why we're partnering with individuals and organizations around the country to prepare for 2015. This year we are staffing the ADA Legacy Tour Exhibit at Abilities EXPO featuring artifacts, displays, people, and activities.

August 18, 2014

We are proud to host artwork from the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act event by local artists with disabilities. The exhibit offers everything from photographs, acrylics, watercolor, and mixed media pieces, all with a wide range of price points perfect for any art lover on a budget.

August 12, 2014

John and Jen from the Talking Information Center Radio Network attended the New England ADA Center’s Poetry Slam on July 23, 2014, and they got some audio recordings from around the event!

August 5, 2014

Talking Information Center Network (TIC) radio provides broadcasting around the globe 24/7 intended for people who are print impaired. However, who wouldn’t want the New York Times read to them out loud while getting ready for work in the morning?

June 27, 2014

Recently, Oce Harrison, Project Director for the New England ADA Center gave a radio interview on Talking Information Center (TIC) Network Mission Possible. She talked about the definition of disability and how you can best get your ADA questions answered.

June 12, 2014

Join us in celebrating the 24th Anniversary of the ADA with the juried Poetry Slam winners and juried Art Exhibition by artists with disabilities. Colin Killick, Ekiwah Adler Belendez's by skype, Kythryne Aisling, Eli Wolff and Mani Iyer will read their poems.

May 30, 2014

In honor of the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are hosting a poetry slam and art exhibition. This event follows in the tradition started last year when comedians, the artists of laughter helped us celebrate the 23rd anniversary ADA.

May 23, 2014

As part of the U.S. / Russia Peer to Peer Dialogue Program, a team from the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) traveled to Moscow for eight days. Working in partnership with the national Russian non-profit Perspektiva, the IHCD team of Lise Capet, Willa Crollius, and Stacy Hart visited schools (integrated and segragated schools of "defectology") to give workshops and meet with educators, parents and students to discuss methods of inclusive education and universal design tools for learning.

April 4, 2014

The New England ADA Center State Affiliates met in Boston to share ADA work and resources.

March 24, 2014

In honor of the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we are proud to host an exhibition of artist with disabilities at the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD). The goal of this show is to celebrate the ADA by showcasing the works of artists with  various disabilities. The call is open to all artists ages 14 and above living in New England who have a disability. We encourage emerging artist and experienced artists alike to apply. This is a juried competition.

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