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Resources for Veterans with Disabilities and Military Families

The Southeast ADA Center published this webpage to share information and resources, including webinars, guides, factsheets, and other publications related to employment, education, the rights of veterans with and without disabilities, and related topics.

United States flag flying: caption reads Veterans Day Honoring All Who Served

Federal Beneficiaries Have More Time to Register for an Economic Impact Payment

Federal beneficiaries who got their Economic Impact Payment but didn't register to receive a $500 supplemental payment per qualifying child can still register for this additional payment before 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 21, 2020.

Eligible people include those with qualifying children who receive Social Security retirement, survivor or disability benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Railroad Retirement benefits and Veterans Affairs Compensation and Pension (C&P) benefits and didn't file a tax return in 2018 or 2019.

“Some People with Disabilities Say They Feel Like 'Second-Class Citizens' When They Try to Vote”

Voters with disabilities regularly face obstacles, ranging from the inconvenient to the impassable, when they try to vote. The coronavirus pandemic has made it unsafe for some to vote in person, but voting by mail is not always accessible. While there are some resources available to voters, many feel disenfranchised by the challenges.