Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program

Disabilities-Jobs
4:40 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Real Jobs Sought For Alabamians With Disabilities

An advocacy group is calling to phase out segregated sheltered workshops for Alabamians with disabilities.
Credit Alabama Family Trust

An advocacy group is calling to phase out segregated sheltered workshops for Alabamians with disabilities.

Leaders of the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program say taxpayer money now going to the workshops would be better used to move Alabamians with disabilities into regular jobs, where they are part of the community.

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Business & Education
3:56 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Advocates Concerned About Ala. Special Education

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Advocates for the disabled say they're concerned about the future of special education programs since state officials plan to inspect them less often.

The Anniston Star (http://bit.ly/13QW7Qp ) reported Sunday that the state Department of Education will transition from inspecting the programs once every three years to once every four years beginning this school year.

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