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Katherine McDonald to receive Early Career Award from American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Katherine McDonald
The Award recognizes McDonald, Falk College assistant professor and BBI faculty fellow, for her achievements and many contributions to the field of developmental disabilities. MORE>

BBI Chairman to speak in European Parliament at genetic discrimination seminar

University Professor and BBI Chairman Peter Blanck will discuss issues surrounding the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, which is a U.S. federal law protecting against genetic discrimination in health insurance and employment. MORE>

BBI, Eastern Washington University partner to promote 'Inclusive Entrepreneurship' in Ghana

'Inclusive Entrepreneurship' in Ghana
BBI and Eastern Washington University are collaborating with partners in Ghana to export a program providing entrepreneurship training to people with disabilities. MORE>

Independent filmmaker receives Burton Blatt Institute Prize for Arts Leadership

Independent filmmaker receives Burton Blatt Institute Prize for Arts Leadership
The 2012 Burton Blatt Institute Prize for Arts Leadership has been awarded to Sharon Greytak, an independent filmmaker and film professor at the College of Visual and Performing Arts, for her entire body of work and its importance to the international arts community. MORE>

BBI in the News

The Post-Standard turned to BBI for expert insight on the issue of accessibility at courthouses. “Fair access to the courts is a fundamental right in any system of justice,” University Professor and BBI Chairman Peter Blanck told the newspaper. MORE>

BBI staff members to present at National ADA Symposium

The Symposium is designed to provide the latest information on the Americans with Disabilities Act regulations and guidelines, implementation strategies, and best practices through dynamic, interactive sessions. The Southeast ADA Center, a project of BBI, and the Great Plains ADA Center are co-hosting the Symposium. MORE>


1:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Making Work Pay
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Employees with Disabilities: Recruitment, Hiring, and Training
12:00-1:00 p.m. ET
Career Exploration, Development, and Planning for Consumers with SMI
  MARCH 21
1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Strategies to Enhance Successful Closure Outcomes for Individuals with Disabilities with Traumatic Brain Injuries
  MARCH 30
12:00-1:00 p.m. ET
  Job Development, Placement, and Support Strategies for Consumer with SMI  


  MARCH 12-14  
  National ADA Symposium – Orlando  
  Co-hosted by Southeast ADA Center, a project of BBI  
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