This week: We celebrate Juneteenth. Reflections on the Olmstead Anniversary by NAB Member Billy Altom, commentary on centering of Aging and disability communities from CAP, we recognize the passing of Cheryl Sensenbrenner and the Top 50 Anthems for Pride in What We’re Reading!
This week: The New Normal we need to work for in a post COVID world that includes people with disabilities, Real connections and avoiding disability clichés, why Medicaid Doctors need more money, and a Plain language resource on police violence, PLUS the New York Times remembers Stacey Park Milbern in What We’re Reading
We join in solidarity with those who are experiencing outrage, sadness and horror at the death of George Floyd and desire for significant change in our country. We reject the idea that peace and civility comes at the expense of Black lives, and we equally refute the idea that any American should be able to take the life of another without reproach or consequence.
To help navigate the myriad resources on COVID-19 pandemic, national consulting firm A&M has created a comprehensive guide to the Health and Human Service response. The resource includes summaries of legislation as well as policy actions affecting civil rights, individuals with developmental disabilities, food supports and loans.
This Week: NAB Asks Congress to Protect the Rights of People with Disabilities and Older Adults during the Pandemic, lessons from Native American communities on fighting the food crisis AND the latest artist to pen a COVID-19 Anthem all in What We’re Reading!
Major disability org launches a new program honoring Fannie Lou Hamer, DOL offers new regulations to help with masks to support health professionals AND multiple communities weigh in on their thoughts about Coronavirus – you won’t believe which group is least worried – al in this week’s What We’re Reading.
As many Americans dig in for a second week of social distancing, catch up on all the news related to disability, and older Americans as well as a roundup of Coronavirus articles in What We’re Reading
Self isolation from COVID-19 has many Americans staying indoors and getting acquainted with homeschool and telework for the first time. If you are dealing with the isolation blues or just need a little support, here are some Isolation Essentials to help get you through.
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!