In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), IEL is collecting stories from youth and young adults with disabilities who came of age under the ADA and their allies.
Several IEL-affiliated individuals with disabilities and their family members attended a White House event with Vice President Joe Biden highlighting the benefits of the new ABLE Act.
From December 11-14 in Washington, DC, IEL and will host a Community Learning Exchange: "Lead On: Igniting Youth Voice, Promoting Youth Choice."
The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have released guidance on the rights of public elementary and secondary students with hearing, vision, or speech disabilities.
During the month of October, IEL and its National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) are celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).