This week: Older African Americans suffer more from COVID-19, Why voting matters for the disability community AND fewer Korean-Americans use Mental health services PLUS why some of the aging community is using pot for common health problems all in What We’re Reading!
What We’re Reading; October 5, 2020
This week – We all consider inclusive employment as we recognize National Disabitlyi Employment Awareness Month. Some Do’s and Don’t of Disbatiyl Language, AND Creating good Mental Health habits for Mental Illness Awreness Week all in What we’re Reading!
What We’re Reading: September 21, 2020
This week, the nation mourns the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an urge to end Sub-minimum wage for people with disabilities AND Anthem and the New Apple Watch may help you with your asthma PLUS do your remember the 21st of September all in this week’s What We’re Reading!
What We’re Reading: August 31, 2020
This week: We walk towards Labor Day weekend, advocates and parents want more from their schools and websites become a bigger focus during COVID-19 PLUS We say goodbye to Chadwick Boseman.
What We’re Reading: August 10, 2020
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
What We’re Reading: August 3, 2020
This week: We continue to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the ADA wit Lex Frieden and Merrill Friedman, Loneliness and its impact on aging seniors, AND how the Internets is reacting to SSDI PLUS the last words of Rep. John Lewis
National Intern Day – July 2020
Today is National Intern Day! Courtney Felle jis Anthem’s 2020 Lex Frieden intern. and ee are so incredibly fortunate to have her support the Disability Policy Engagement team in Federal Affairs, which includes supporting the work of the NAB. In addition to her work with us, Courtney is a member of the 2020 Disability Advocacy Certificate Program organized by AAPD. She wrote this blog post in recognition of the 30th anniversary of the ADA, and it can also be found on AAPD’s social media channels.
What We’re Reading: April 27, 2020
This week: EEOC gives the green light for COVID-19 Testing at work, a renewed call for Caregivers and PAs, and how to address mental health and loneliness concerns for older Americans, PLUS Alicia Keys and the Rolling Stones add to your Pandemic Playlist.
What We’re Reading: April 20, 2020
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!
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
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.
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