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Please join the June webinar trainings on how the ADA applies to people in recovery offered by the New England ADA.

The Americans with Disabilities Act: SUDs and Barriers to Treatment and Recovery

Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Event Type: Webinar

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We welcome you to join us for our second virtual Lunch & Learn. Please note that event details to join the Lunch & Learn will only be provided to those who RSVP.

About the Speakers

Roger Coleman is a design activist, photographer and Professor Emeritus…

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On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020, IHCD's Executive Director Valerie Fletcher will be interviewed by Susanne Stadler, Co-Founder and Executive Director of At Home with Growing Older (AHWGO) as part of their new weekly "At Home, On Air" series. 

Event Details

Date: Thursday, April…

Dr. Peter Coppin

IHCD is excited to resume our Lunch & Learn series with the first virtual event. We welcome you to join us next week. Please note that event details to join the Lunch & Learn will only be provided to those who RSVP.

About the Speaker

Dr. Peter Coppin is a designer,…

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About the Festival

ReelAbilities strives for inclusion of all people and is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. In Boston, ReelAbilities has been proudly presented by Boston Jewish Film…

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By Carlos Ríos Espinosa, Senior Researcher and Advocate, Disability Rights Division

When I was 4 months old, I got polio, and since then I’ve been a wheelchair user. When I was 10, in 1975, my parents found a summer camp…

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Event Details

When: Friday, July 24th | 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA 02114


Since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990, everything about disability in America has changed. Today, US Census reports that 25% of the US…

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Due to the COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus, IHCD is postponing our event for Boston Design Week 2020 on inclusive workplace design titled Design for Humans: Maddening Myths vs. Real Solutions originally scheduled for March 31,…

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The U.S. Access Board is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director (SES). The vacancy is posted on the USAJobs website: …

Scott Rosenfield

Scott Rosenfeld LC, IES is the lighting designer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery. For over twenty years, Scott has worked on lighting art collections so they can be better seen, experienced, and preserved. The advent of energy efficient LED lighting led him to research…