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    Disability Awareness this October

    The doors need to be at least 36 inches wide, the corridors at least 48 inches wide and the desk needs to be at least 32 inches high for a wheelchair-bound person to be able to maneuver around an office, according to Uniform Federal Accessibility Standard. Nationwide, 18 percent of individuals have a disability of some sort, census data shows. 9,000 of these individuals are students at CUNY, according to its Coalition of Disabled Students. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month; this year’s campaign is titled “A Strong Workforce is an Inclusive Workforce: What Can YOU Do?” CUNY has a variety of programs and groups for disabled students including…