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Medicaid Block Grants We need you to ACT today!

  Governors have been asked by Congress to give feedback on their desire for Medicaid Block Grants. These block grants could harm services for people with disabilities and affect funding for assistive technology. Assistive technology includes manual and power wheelchairs, scooters, special seating systems, and speech generating devices. Governors have until TODAY, Friday, January 6, [...]

ADA Compliance Directive of Florida Supreme Court

  Our attorney tried to attend a local Florida Bar Association meeting and the building was not accessible so she filed a complaint with the State of Florida Bar. The following link will lead you to the letter regarding the request of the Florida Supreme Court that every voluntary bar association develop and implement a [...]

Save the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Learning Disabilities Association of America has put out a call to action aimed at stopping legislation that will weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act. The following information is excerpted from the LDA Action Alert.  Several bills have been introduced in Congress that would impose significant requirements on individuals alleging violations of the Americans with [...]

Labor Department Releases Report on Increasing Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities has released its final report. The report summarizes the findings and recommendations of the Committee on ways to increase competitive employment opportunities for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The Committee was developed as part of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. [...]