October 30, 2018

“Water Music: Navigating Toward Increased Independence Through Soundscape”

This article reports on a recent “PaddlePalooza” event, where kayakers demonstrated the use of the Soundscape beacon. The technology can be used to “mark-up” an environment to support navigation for individuals who are blind or have low vision. 

November 15, 2018

Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

October 30, 2018

“National Disability Employment Policy, From the New Deal to the Real Deal: Joining the Industries of the Future”

This report from the National Council on Disability (NCD) examines trends and issues related to workers with disabilities being paid less than minimum wage. NCD found federal and state funded employment service providers across the country still grapple with providing employment services within outdated systems in a dynamically changing legal and policy environment.

October 30, 2018

Updated for 2018: Guides to Voting Rights of Individuals with Mental Disabilities

These guides are the result of collaboration among the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, National Disability Rights Network, and Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP.

June 16, 2019

Presented by the ADA National Network

November 14, 2018

Presented by the Northeast ADA Center

October 16, 2018

“Spirit Airlines Joins the List of Airlines Modifying Their Emotional Support Animals Policies”

This article reports on Spirit Airlines, which has joined a growing list of airlines tightening up procedures under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) for allowing travelers to take emotional support animals into the aircraft passenger cabin.