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Author Showcase – Dorje Dolma presents Yak Girl: Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal

Please join us at the Carroll Center on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 10:30am to welcome author Dorje Dolma as she talks about her new book Yak Girl: Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal. Dorje Dolma was born in the remote Dolpo region of Nepal, high in the mountains bordering Tibet. She […]

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Starting today, all federal websites must be accessible to those with disabilities; the business community should take note

By Gregory J. Donnelly Too many websites are failing at accessibility and it is a cause for concern not only for the consumers with disabilities who depend on the web but also for the businesses that stand to realize a profit from serving them. The Internet plays a major role in everyone’s day-to-day lives. From […]

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Viewpoint: We can do better employing people with disabilities

The following article appeared in the Op-ed/Opinion section of the Boston Business Journal on November 3, 2017. https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2017/11/03/viewpointwe-can-do-better-employing-people-with.html Viewpoint: We can do better employing people with disabilities As organizations across the country that serve and provide vocational training to individuals with disabilities marked National Disability Employment Awareness Month this past October, it is a meaningful […]

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Action Alert: Tax Reform Increases Burden on Americans who are Blind

“As Congress continues to work on overhauling the American tax code, ACB urges citizens to engage their elected officials in Washington, calling on them to not advance any measure that would endanger Americans with disabilities. Currently the House of Representatives and Senate plan on voting on the largest tax reform in over 30 years. Of […]

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Job Fair for Visually Impaired Highlights Homogeneity of Options in Boston Job Market

After the handshake comes the elevator pitch. If that goes well, it’s on to the informational chit chat and the business card exchange. The job fair’s manic waltz is a carefully choreographed, high-stakes romp. And when the dance lights start to shine, sometimes all you can hope is that your cold, clammy hands don’t smudge […]

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