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News

CAP maintains an archive of press releases, news items and other articles about topics of interest in the disability arena.

6/22/2018

EEOC Excel Conference 2018

The EEOC Excel Conference (EXamining Conflicts in Employment Laws) is taking place in Washington D.C. on July 10-12. CAP will be in attendance and presenting.


6/11/2018

Remembering Stephen M. King

We are saddened to share with you the news of the passing of Stephen M. King, former director of the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program.


4/27/2018

Sharon Terrell-Lindsay Retires

After 42 years of government service, 19 of those spent with the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP), Assessment Team Chief Sharon Terrell-Lindsay is heading off to a well-earned retirement.


3/27/2018

Women’s History Month 2018: Women in Government

In honor of Women’s History Month, CAP is emphasizing the experiences and contributions of some of CAP’s female government staff members. In this interview, we spoke with Program Analyst Khera Colbert and Assessment Team Chief Sharon Terrell-Lindsay.


3/27/2018

Women’s History Month 2018: Remembering Judy Gilliom

This Women’s History Month, CAP is remembering the life and achievements of Judy Gilliom, a former Department of Defense Disability Program Manager. It is through Judy Gilliom’s vision and work that CAP was created.


2/28/2018

Black History Month 2018: African Americans in Times of War

In honor of Black History Month 2018: African Americans in Times of War, CAP presents an interview with CAP Director Curtis Bell and Program Analyst Jerome Lyons, focusing on the military experiences of both team members.


1/17/2018

UPDATE: 501 Final Rule

As of January 3, 2018, federal agencies are required to change policies to comply with new amendments to Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act dictating that federal agencies must develop affirmative action plans with the goal of increasing employment and advancement opportunities of individuals with disabilities and must provide Personal Assistance Services (PAS) for employees with targeted disabilities.


10/10/2017

An Interview with 2017 Secretary of Defense Award Recipient Flynn Rosko

The Annual Secretary of Defense Awards Ceremony honors components, military departments, Service members and civilians with disabilities for their outstanding contributions supporting the Department of Defense mission. CAP was able to talk with Flynn Rosko, a 2017 Secretary of Defense Award Recipient, prior to the 37th Annual Secretary of Defense Awards ceremony.


9/25/2017

UPDATE: Sit-to-Stand Workstation Medical Documentation

Due to the influx of requests for sit-to-stand workstations from federal employees with disabilities within the Department of Defense and wounded, ill and injured Service members who are Continuing on Active Duty (COAD), effective immediately medical documentation will be required for all sit-to-stand workstation requests submitted to CAP.


9/18/2017

Constitution Week

This week is an annual observance to commemorate the living document that upholds and protects the freedoms central to the American way of life.


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