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In this Issue
*AODA Audit Blitz for Retail Organizations
*11 Major Companies to Promote Inclusion of Persons With Disabilities in the Workplace
*3D Printing Creates Major Breakthrough for Blind People
*United Airlines Criticized After Man With Cerebral Palsy DArcee Neal Forced To Crawl Off Plane
*Not All Disabled are Created Equal
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AODA Audit Blitz for Retail Organizations
I am guessing that there are a few business owners who are scratching their heads with regards to new information concerning an AODA Audit Blitz for
retail organizations. In a field pot marked with consulting companies one would figure that the use of terminology that strikes fear into the hearts of businesses is a little unnecessary.
11 Major Companies to Promote Inclusion of Persons With Disabilities in the Workplace
Employing persons with disability is not just a good moral cause, it is also good for business.
3D Printing Creates Major Breakthrough for Blind People
3DPhotoWorks LLC, with support from the National Federation of the Blind, announces a 3D printing process that allows blind people to see fine art, diagrams,
and other images. This recently patented process converts any conventional painting, drawing, collage or photograph into a 3D Tactile Fine Art Print. Prints
have length, width, depth, and texture and are available in sizes up to 60? x 120?.
United Airlines Criticized After Man With Cerebral Palsy DArcee Neal Forced To Crawl Off Plane
United Airlines has come under fire after a man with cerebral palsy was forced to crawl off of a plane after the airline attendants wouldnt assist him.
Not All Disabled are Created Equal
Young people with disabilities are among the poorest and most marginalized of the worlds youth. Estimates suggest that there are between 180 and 220 million
youth with disabilities worldwide, and nearly 80 percent of them live in developing countries.
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