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Tempe program helping lessen unemployment gap for people with disabilities  ABC15 Arizona

Cedar Rapids pools allow life jackets for those with a disability  KCRG

The pandemic has exacerbated an existing shortage of direct support professionals, forcing family caregivers to pick up the slack and some disability providers to close their doors.

The post Disability Service Providers Face ‘Unprecedented’ Labor Shortage appeared first on Disability Scoop.

Kennewick summer camp helps kids with disabilities ride bikes  YakTriNews KAPP-KVEW

Just Brew offers jobs, training to people with disabilities  Spectrum News 1

'Caregiver compensation' for Utahns with disabilities, but the money could run out  fox13now.com

'Transformative' disability plan to be unveiled  BBC News

July proclaimed Disability Culture and Achievements Month in Maryland - 47abc  WMDT

Equilar Partners with Disability:IN to Advance the Inclusion of Board Candidates with Disabilities  Business Wire

Disability Services | Georgetown College  Georgetown College News

Unclear how much Chicago’s charters spend on students with disabilities  Chalkbeat Chicago

SUNY announces new task force to help students with disabilities  WIVB.com - News 4

Missouri’s Vaccine Incentive Program promotes MO ABLE as an option for Missourians with disabilities  Neosho Daily News

Bipartisan Disability Caucus and Advocates Discuss Housing Accessibility  InsiderNJ

MO ABLE to help Missourians with disabilities participate in vaccine incentive program  KFVS

SUNY announces new task force to help students with disabilities  WIVT - NewsChannel 34

SUNY announces new task force to help students with disabilities  WWTI - InformNNY.com

Case: Disability Discrimination/Discharge (D.N.M.)  Bloomberg Law

Judge orders SC disabilities dept. to pause search for new director  Live 5 News WCSC

1984 Olympic cyclist creates unique bicycles for kids with disabilities  KERO 23ABC News

General Motors Voted Among Best Places To Work For Disability Inclusion  GM Authority

Kansas launches pilot program to help people with disabilities find and keep employment  Wichita Eagle

Case: Disability Discrimination/Hiring (3d Cir.)  Bloomberg Law

Disability Pride Month Game Changers Stephen Peck  BlueJackets.com

Long COVID May Qualify as a Disability: Biden | Health News | US News  U.S. News & World Report

Employment For Adults With Severe Disabilities  Forbes

President Biden announces Americans with 'long COVID' symptoms may qualify for federal disability  Yahoo News

Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. Announces Partnership With Assure Disability To Offer Serve® Prepaid Cards For Social Security Disability Claimants  WFMZ Allentown

Long COVID May Qualify as a Disability: Biden  HealthDay News

Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. Announces Partnership With Assure Disability To Offer Serve® Prepaid Cards For Social Security Disability Claimants  PRNewswire

Watch CBS This Morning: Long COVID' could qualify as a disability - Full show on CBS  cbs.com

Digital access still a barrier for people with disabilities | Commentary  Orlando Sentinel

How to Resubmit a Social Security Disability Claim  AARP

Shared Spaces create obstacles for people with disabilities  KRON4

Friday, July 30 is considered International Day of Friendship. Celebrate with these ways you can show the people you love the most just how much they mean to you.

Constance Alexander: 31st anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act showcases everyday heroes  User-generated content

US President Joe Biden says those who suffer from 'long COVID' could qualify for disability  Insider

Long-haul COVID-19 now considered a disability  FOX 13 Tampa Bay

President Joe Biden used a White House ceremony marking the anniversary of the ADA to push his plans to spend billions on home and community-based services and end subminimum wage.

The post On ADA Anniversary, Biden Recommits To Disability Rights appeared first on Disability Scoop.

Disability advocates have been fighting the use electric shock devices for decades. In 2020, they got a win when the FDA banned the devices, but earlier this month that ban was overturned.

The post Advocates Reflect On FDA Overturning Ban On Electric Shock Devices appeared first on Disability Scoop.

In order to give her son with autism structure, one mom created a business that involves her kids and reinforces their routine.

The post Mom Of Child With Autism Started T-Shirt And Vending Business For 1 Reason: Routine appeared first on Disability Scoop.

Governor Hogan proclaims July as Disability Culture and Achievements Month in Maryland  WDVM 25

HPE, MD Anderson Cancer Center make Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion list - Houston Business Journal  Houston Business Journal

Biden pushes for 'long COVID' sufferers to be protected under disability law  Yahoo News

Biden pushes for 'long COVID' sufferers to be protected under disability law  Yahoo News

1984 Olympic cyclist from Milwaukee creates unique bicycles for kids with disabilities  WTMJ-TV

Chicago Leaders Celebrate 31st Anniversary Of The Americans With Disabilities Act  CBS Chicago

7-26-21 Disability Task Force  SUNY

Local advocates reflect on importance of Americans with Disabilities Act on anniversary  KFDX - Texomashomepage.com

Coronavirus latest: US to protect 'long Covid' patients under disabilities law  Financial Times