[bct] DisabilityInfo.gov

  • From: "allen n" <kf4cld@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 21:00:12 -0500

FYI


In a spirit of cross-agency partnership, we in the Civil Rights Division of the 
U.S. Department of Justice are pleased to share with you information about
DisabilityInfo.gov (
http://www.disabilityinfo.gov) .

A part of the President's New Freedom Initiative, this website was developed to 
offer people with disabilities access to the information they need to live
full and independent lives in the workplace and in their communities. Managed 
by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy
(ODEP) (
http://www.dol.gov/odep)),
this website offers a broad Range of valuable information and resources for 
people with disabilities, their family members, service providers, and many
others.

Easy to navigate, DisabilityInfo.gov is organized by subject areas including 
civil rights, community life, education, employment, health, housing, benefits,
technology, and transportation. Visitors to the website are able to access 
resources at the state and local level, as well as information of interest to
specific audiences such as special educators, legal experts, researchers, and 
workforce development professionals. Since its inception, DisabilityInfo.gov
has averaged over 3,000 visitors each day from 180 countries. Many people visit 
the website regularly, because information is updated frequently.

With 16 federal agencies (including DOJ) contributing information to this 
website, DisabilityInfo.gov is a comprehensive, one-stop Web portal on 
cross-cutting
disability subject areas. If you are an organization leader or agency 
representative and wish to link your website to DisabilityInfo.gov, please visit
this link:

http://www.disabilityinfo.gov/digov-public/public/DisplayPage.do?parentF
olderId=7

You may also subscribe to receive email alerts covering information tailored

to your individual needs and interests. To subscribe, visit:

http://service.govdelivery.com/service/user.html?code=USODEP

To the extent that you find the site to be of assistance, the folks at ODEP 
would like to hear from you. If you have been helped in a specific way through
content found at DisabilityInfo.gov, your story may encourage and empower 
others to take full advantage of the free resources readily available right 
online.
If you have such information you may provide feedback by visiting this link:

http://www.disabilityinfo.gov/digov-public/public/Feedback.do

I hope you find this information helpful. As always, please do feel free to 
spread this information far and wide.

With warmest regards,

Olegario "Ollie" D. Cantos VII

Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General

Civil Rights Division

U.S. Department of Justice

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