TITLE

newsbeat

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
PN;Jul2005, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents news briefs related to people with disabilities in the U.S. Thomas A. Duncan Jr., former Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) national vice president during 1983 and 1984, has passed away. During PVA Awareness Week in April 2005, the Gateway PVA chapter hosted Catherine Collins from Washington University at its luncheon at the Jefferson Barracks Spinal Cord Unit. Architects, developers, and builders who use the 2003 International Building Code to design and construct multi-family housing can be confident they are in compliance with the federal Fair Housing Act. Jack Michaels, founding Northwest PVA chapter member and current executive director, was among five Jefferson Award winners for Washington State.
ACCESSION #
17324673

 

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