May 1, 2018

“Bill Would Define Service Animals for Airlines”

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) recently introduced a bill that would align the definition of a service animal under the Air Carriers Access Act (ACAA) with the definition under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

May 1, 2018

Philadelphia: Bike Share Program Encourages Wellness and Community Involvement

The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion developed a bike sharing program for consumers of mental health services, and is offering their Biking and Serious Mental Illness manual to other organizations that may want to consider similar programs.

May 1, 2018

Innovative Strategies for Successful Transition:
Delaware and the District of Columbia

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) published two new profiles featuring innovative transition programs.

May 1, 2018

Virginia Judge: Bank Took Steps to Address Website Accessibility, Case Moot

A federal judge in the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed a case brought by a plaintiff who is blind, claiming a bank’s website was not accessible. The bank hired a consultant and began the process of improving access to its website, so the judge ruled the matter was resolved and the case moot.

May 1, 2018

Need Tech Talent? Think Apprenticeships

The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT) and the Department of Labor (DOL) funded IT apprenticeship intermediary Apprenti are partnering to build bridges between the technology industry and inclusive apprenticeships.

May 1, 2018

“The High Cost of Taking Away Prisoners' Medicaid Coverage”

This article examines the ways some states are addressing eligibility for Medicaid and other disability-related programs in order to maintain more continuity in services and reduce recidivism.

May 17, 2018

The Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress, in collaboration with the National Institute of Corrections, will host this panel discussion on the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on veterans and how to support those who have run afoul of the law by providing appropriate treatment.

May 10, 2018
This session is part of the ADA National Network/FEMA Webinar Series: Emergency Management and Preparedness-Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities and presented by the Pacific ADA Center
May 9, 2018
Presented by America Walks
Walkable communities are only truly walkable when they are able to be enjoyed and accessed by members of all ages. Learn how communities of all shapes and sizes are making sure they are livable for people of all ages and abilities. This webinar is intended for advocates just getting started on the walking path as well as anyone interested in learning more  about this topic.
Attendees of this webinar will:
April 17, 2018

“Gang-Raped and Left Without a Voice: Living with Disability in India”

This article reports on challenges faced by women and girls with disabilities who experience sexual assault in India.