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LSA-DN Weekly Update

The Commission on Civil Rights calls for an end to subminimum wage for people with disabilities, Disability Rights Ohio turns to video visits to monitor facilities, and why the United States still has a severe shortage of medical supplies.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out could leave people with disabilities behind, Connecticut nonprofits cut staff as revenue from services plunges, and a roommate program hopes to improve caregiving for people with disabilities in Minnesota.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

The Senate may vote on a pared-down COVID-19 relief bill as early as next week, rural people with disabilities fight to retain independence during pandemic, and a new report about the impact of the pandemic on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Millions of individuals have yet to claim their CARES Act stimulus payments, COVID-19 may shut many disability programs for good, and an expert opinion on why people with intellectual disabilities need to be prioritized for a COVID-19 vaccine.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

CEO Summit is going virtual, COVID-19 relief legislation is still on hold, and an examination of the impact of COVID‐19 in ethnically diverse families with young children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Millions of dollars are awarded in rental assistance for people with disabilities, Medicare telehealth expansion could be here to stay, and advocates find ways to protect rights of Ohioans with disabilities during COVID-19.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Funds are still available through the Provider Relief Fund, the Senate coronavirus relief bill appears stalled, and advocates in Illinois seek increase to Supplemental Security Income to benefit people with disabilities.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

A schedule change & new Zoom link for LSA-DN Summer Meeting, how the Senate COVID-19 relief proposal overlooks the disability community, and nursing home COVID deaths point to discrimination against people with disabilities.

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