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Articles pertaining to field of cognitive disabilities, of interest to Coleman visitors. Click the title for the full article.

2017 Disability Policy Seminar will be held March 20-22, 2017 at The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.  The Disability Policy Seminar is the premier opportunity to cultivate champions on Capitol Hill and advance the grassroots movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).  

The ANCOR 2017 Conference, "Taking The Helm," will be held May 1, 2017 - May 3, 2017 in San Antonio, TX.  

AAIDD's Annual Meeting, will be held June 26 - 29, 2017 in Hartford, Ct. This meeting provides participants with cutting edge research, effective practices, and valuable information on important policy initiatives.

The GSMA and CTIA® created a new mobile industry event in the United States.  "GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in partnership with CTIA" will debut September 12-14, 2017 in San Francisco, CA. 

We're excited to announce the Teach Access Tutorial, which is a set of hands-on coding exercises and reference material for accessibility best practices.  This tutorial will provide basic training for developers and designers interested in building inclusive experiences.  If you are new to accessibility, this tutorial's for you.  It is freely available on GitHub so that it can be shared widely and further enhanced by the community. Happy learning:   https://teachaccess.github.io/tutorial/

Free on-site training's in Person-Centered Thinking are being offered in Colorado during 2016.  The purpose of these training's is to help strengthen person-centered approaches and practices among human service providers.Click here for dates and locations.

In recognition of the ADA's 25th Anniversary, The Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities supports the Teaching Accessibility initiative.

The Coleman Institute has endorsed the goals of the Six Goals By 2015 initiative, promoting the achievement of 6 goals for people with disabilities in each of 6 categories by the end of 2015.