This week: We join in recogntions for Indigenous Peoples’ Day AND learn how voting is made accessible for people with learning disabilities AND how a Black woman with a disability is making change for both of her communites PLUS we recognize World Mental Health Day all in What We’re Reading!
This week: Older adults having connection issues with telehealth, Chicago police ire a disability expert and the Navajo nation flattens the curve PLUS ADA Celebrations continue with the NDLA Blog Parade
This week: a look at mental health and the need for more mental health professionals form communities of color, Masks at Work – Can Accommodations be mandatory? PLUS the Disability Rights Movement 30 year later all in What We’re Reading
America heads into another week of social distancing, how COVID19 affects medical care and what some “aging hippies” did about it AND the biggest story that didn’t happen in disability ed, PLUS a greeting from a galaxy far far away in this week’s What We’re Reading!
This week: Why is Coronavirus different for Black people? One of the most important films about disability is on Netflix and you can watch it right now, Ed Roberts and how he changed the world as we know it, what we’re learning about aging from animals AND why is Coronavirus different for Black people? PLUS three artists release social distance anthems AND all in this week’s What We’re Reading!
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. We sat down with two of our NAB members, to learn about the hurdles individuals with developmental disabilities (IDD) and their parents are still facing and how they navigate education, supports and services.
Are you (and much of the world) self isolating? Catch up on the latest on HIV, how Hollywood is working on disability inclusion and DD Awareness month PLUS a roundup of Corona Virus articles from the week in What we’re reading!
This week we celebrate International Women’s Day and recognize the lifelong advocacy and fortitude of Judith Heumann. PLUS Corona Virus and its affect on nursing homes and older Americans AND the FDA Finally bans shock treatment for people with disabilities in this week’s What We’re Reading!
We recognize the passing of B. Smith, learn how individuals with disabilities are learning about work opportunities in Texas, and learn about how our own Lex Frieden got his start in Disability advocacy, PLUS Let the good times roll as we celebrate Mardi Gras 2020!
Inclusion is front and center in a classic holiday story, new technologies to manage medical data and fight Alzheimer’s disease and Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang releases his disability plan in this week’s edition of What We’re Reading!