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.
This week: Allies for Independence wants to make sure we don’t lose disability data tied to COVID-19, AND Haben Girma on how disability drives innovation AMD what seniors can expect in a post vaccine world PLUS Why every person with a disability may not want to talk to you about their disability
This week: Retires debate Alzheimer’s vs COVID-19, 10,000 Americans die waiting for SSDI hearings AND how the Biden Disability Plan could close the Equal Pay loophole PLUS Michelle Obama opens up about depression and menopause all in What We’re Reading!
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
This week: We recognize the passing of Congressman John Lewis, AND COVID-19 and its effects on diverse communities AND we Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act!
This Week – NAB Convener Lex Frieden reminds us that older adults and #pwds deserve COVID treatment, AND the DEI tells us the Best Places to work for #pwds, AND LTSS, PLUS Classic Reggae anthem is remastered for the pandemic all in What We’re Reading
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
This week: The nation responds to the brutal killing of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police with national outcry and protest AND Anthem and Beacon launch series of programs for Mental Health Awareness Month PLUS new tools from Google to support people with disabilities in What We’re Reading!
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.