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IVLP: A Global Moment in Time

This month, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) will launch a new initiative, A Global Moment in Time. The three hybrid projects will begin virtually this fall with plans for an in-person component in the United States in fall 2022.

ECA celebrates the Americans with Disabilities Act 30th Anniversary!

This year ECA launched the Access for All campaign!  The purpose of this campaign is to celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 30th anniversary.

Exchange Programs 2015 Year in Review

2015 was an extraordinary year for exchange programs. Take a look at some of our favorite moments. Apply for an exchange program in 2016 exchanges.state.gov

Wheelchair Tennis Envoy David Wagner Hits Grand Slam with Canadian Youth

David Wagner’s visit is a testament to the advancement and continued work by the State Department to provide access for all.

#ADA25 Virtual Comedy Club featuring Josh Blue

Comedian Josh Blue and Seychellois disability rights advocate and IVLP participant Naddy Zialor.

Check out a bit from comedian Josh Blue's act and hear Seychellois disability rights advocate and IVLP participant Naddy Zialor's reaction to the performance.

Comedy and Disability Breaking Down Barriers #ADA25

Judy Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, U.S. Department of State speaks during comedy performance for the 25/40 Celebration: Celebrating the ADA 25th and VSA 40th Anniversaries.

Comedians Josh Blue and Shannon DeVido opened the 25/40 event Celebrating the ADA 25th and VSA 40th Anniversaries with a stand-up comedy performance.

Disability & International Exchange Programs Timeline

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The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is committed to including people with disabilities as exchange program participants and to advancing disability rights in the United States and abroad.

Mongolian Leaders Visit U.S. to Learn About Disability Rights

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A delegation of 8 Mongolian disability rights advocates, including the Minister of Population and Development, Members of Parliament, and representatives of civil society, visited the U.S. on a Professional Fellows On-Demand exchange program to learn about the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Exchange Programs Are...

What are International Exchange Programs

What are international exchange programs? We asked our social media communities to tell us what our exchange programs mean to them. Tag your thoughts with #ExchangesAre

Polish Professionals Gain Insight on Veterans Care

During a 3-week program entitled “Wounded Warriors Assistance,” a group of two doctors, a psychologist, a journalist, and a disabled veteran, focused their studies on veteran care.