The Lutheran Services in America "Strength & Service Series," Congress moves to extend filing deadline for PPP, and the ADA turns 30 this month.
LSA Disability Network
News surrounding the LSA Disability Network
The Department of Education issues guidance on how to address special education disputes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lyft settles disability discrimination claims in California, and tens of thousands of people are calling for the release of a young, black, autistic man who was sentenced to 50 years for a car crash.
Sen. Cory Booker introduces the Protecting Family Caregivers from Discrimination Act, blind voters fear the loss of privacy with a shift to mail voting, and how we can help vulnerable residents get proper protection in the HEROES Act.
Social distancing and social isolation for the deaf, Wisconsin blocks pandemic payments for federal disability aid recipients, and Dr. Bertram Brown dies at 89.
The House passes the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, Florida Supreme Court destroys precedent protecting mentally disabled people from execution, and student developers aim to create a game for children on autism spectrum.
The House of Representatives approves a COVID-19 relief plan with more payments for people with disabilities, Virginia investigates complaints that Fairfax's online learning fails students with disabilities, and a study finds an autism risk for kids with aunts and uncles on the spectrum.
Sen. Bill Sasse introduces a bill to end ventilator discrimination during the pandemic, DSPs worry about protective equipment, and the threat COVID-19 poses to people with intellectual disabilities regarding social isolation.
Federal officials double down on efforts to root out discrimination, some schools do away with restraint and seclusion, and a look at how the coronavirus crisis is exacting a toll on people with disabilities.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos forgoes waiving disability law amid school closures, stimulus payments may be extended to dependents with disabilities, and the EEOC updates guidance on testing employees.
A look ahead at our LSA-DN Summer 2020 Meeting (August 5-7), our members' efforts on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a list of timely coronavirus news and resources you may find helpful.