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Research partnership examines the intersection of race and disability

This article highlights how individuals with disabilities who are also people of color face additional discrimination and challenges.

This is the third article in the 2023 research partnership between Achievement Centers for Children and the Center for Community Solutions. This paper, authored by Rose Frech, Professor of Social Work at Ohio University, explores the intersection of race and disability in Ohio and showcases how reforms are needed in multiple areas to ensure equitable access to services and opportunities for people of color with disabilities.

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About the Achievement Centers for Children

The Achievement Centers for Children is a non-profit organization with a mission to empower children and adults with disabilities, and their families, to achieve their greatest potential. The agency provides comprehensive, high-quality, cost-effective services and programs in the areas of therapy, education, recreation and sports, and family support services to meet the needs of the entire family.

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