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LSA-DN Weekly Update

Ed Department wants feedback on discipline of students with disabilities, California bill to end subminimum wage for workers with disabilities passes Senate, and UZURV and Accessible Avenue announce partnership for expanding on-demand transit for people with disabilities.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Stimulus funds earmarked for disability services remain in limbo, Pennsylvania creates a call center for people with disabilities to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and the pandemic further amplifies the extraordinary pressures on direct support professionals.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

President Biden's plan omits major health care measures pushed by Democrats, Missouri Senate votes down funding for Medicaid expansion, and new research suggests the government is ignoring recommendations on autism funding.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Sanders and Bowman push Biden to bolster the Supplemental Security Income program for people with disabilities, groups push for easier student loan relief for the disabled, and Maryland organization helps people with disabilities find jobs.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

The Biden administration waives a rule for disabled borrowers, people with intellectual disabilities in Kansas can get COVID vaccination help from a new website, and how policymakers can counter the harm and injustice from misperceptions of people with disabilities that lead to low-quality care.

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