CPD Main RSS http://www.cpdusu.org/rss/ CPD Main RSS en-us <![CDATA[Little things mean a lot - (Featured Stories)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/featuredstories/041614/ <![CDATA[Spring break students receive robust CPD experience - (Newsletter)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/newsflash/March2014/#story1 Forty years ago in many major U.S. cities, a person with an obvious physical disability could be fined up to $50 simply for leaving home.

The Chicago Municipal Code included this ordinance: “No person who is diseased, maimed, mutilated or in any way deformed so as to be an unsightly or disgusting object or improper person to be allowed in or on the public ways or other public places in this city, or shall therein or ther[...]]]> <![CDATA[Commentary: Reach out to people with disabilities - (Newsletter)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/newsflash/March2014/#story2 Forty years ago in many major U.S. cities, a person with an obvious physical disability could be fined up to $50 simply for leaving home.

The Chicago Municipal Code included this ordinance: “No person who is diseased, maimed, mutilated or in any way deformed so as to be an unsightly or disgusting object or improper person to be allowed in or on the public ways or other public places in this city, or shall therein or ther[...]]]> <![CDATA[Summer program a hit at DSL - (Project Features)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/projectfeatures/dslsummer/ The Developmental Skills Laboratory just completed their Summer Program for school age children and youth with disabilities.

The ten participants had a busy time this summer, taking advantage of all of the great community activities going on.  Some of those included going to the Summer Fest event in downtown Logan, swimming at the Logan Aquatic Center, participating in a horse therapy activity, and attending the Cache County Fair [...]]]> <![CDATA[ASSERT preschool is a model for others - (Project Features)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/projectfeatures/assert2011/ The ASSERT preschool for children with autism has become a model program for other preschools in Utah. 

They have established a partnership with the Granite School District in Salt Lake City and will be working with them over the next few years to build an ASSERT model training classroom in their district. 

With the rate of autism on the rise in Utah as well as across the United States, more classrooms focusing on the[...]]]> <![CDATA[WAVE: Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool - (Project Features)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/projectfeatures/wavetool/ WAVE is a free web accessibility evaluation tool developed and provided at no cost by WebAIM to aid in the web accessibility evaluation process. The WAVE tool is available in both English and Spanish.

A WAVE evaluation can be done instantly online, with the report showing the original web page with embedded icons and indicators that reveal the accessibility[...]]]> <![CDATA[GOALS offers ‘cheat sheets’ to content creators - (Blogs)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/blog/?p=9780/ GOALS logoAs web-based instruction becomes more commonplace, institutions of higher learning are being p[...]]]> <![CDATA[Heidi's Happenings: March Madness! - (Blogs)]]> http://www.cpdusu.org/blog/?p=9775/ Heidi Hill is a guest blogger for the CPD’s Developmental Skills Laboratory (DSL), a day program for adults with disabilities. Heidi loves to type and each month she’ll be sharing the fun activities that she and her “buds” are doing at DSL. [caption id="attachment_9776" align="alignright" width="268"]