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@sd-network • 6 days ago • comments: 0
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DISABILITY SCOOP: Senate COVID-19 Relief Proposal Overlooks Disability Community, Advocates Say
As another COVID relief bill begins to form,   disability advocates Worry that people with disabilities are being ignored again.  The legislation, known as the HEALS...
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: How the Americans with Disabilities Act transformed a country
The 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act was in late July.  This piece of  legislation changed life for many people with disabilities.  This...
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Member Spotlight: Evelyn Azbell
Meet Evelyn. Being in the education field for 22 years, she has a wealth of knowledge about different types of services for people with disabilities. She loves...
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THE HILL: Rep. Jimmy Anderson: On the 30th anniversary of the ADA, let us ask: have we accomplished the law’s promise?
For Wisconsin Representative Jimmy Anderson, the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA) is personal. As a quadriplegic, he has fought for accommodations during his...
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THE HILL: People with disabilities need equal access to medical care now more than ever
With the pandemic hitting the country hard, the topics of health care access has been front and center. Many with disabilities don't have accessible health care....
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USA TODAY: COVID-19 is a disaster for people with disabilities. Without 30-year-old law, it would be worse
the pandemic has caused upheaval in everyone's life. For people with disabilities it's brought on some additional challenges. Everything from loss of independence and...
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ADMINISTRATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING: Funding Opportunity: Lifespan Respite Care Programs
Lifespan Respite Care Programs: Projects to Strengthen Program Development, Implementation, and Sustainability ACL's Administration on Aging has announced a grant...
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PBS NEWS HOUR: 2 disability rights activists on the power of the ADA — and where it falls short
In late July, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA). This video how the legislation changed the lives of people with...
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FORBES: New EEOC Accommodation Guidelines: What Individuals With Disabilities Need To Know
Working from home used to be a hard accommodation to get for people with disabilities and health conditions. However, the pandemic changed that. Companies were forced...

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