This article takes a closer at Disability Pride Month, which is observed in July.
In a recent letter to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice, U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania urged the federal government to increase oversight and produce more information about guardianships and conservatorships across the country.
District of Columbia: “Outdoor Dining Reopened Restaurants for All — but Added to Barriers for Disabled”
Sidewalks have become more crowded with the increased popularity of outdoor dining due to the pandemic, making it more difficult for people with disabilities to navigate the city.
A new book developed under the Association for Community Living (ACL) illustrates the impact of the ADA. Featuring infographics, photos, and accessible language, as well as personal perspectives shared by people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (ID/DD), the free digital book explores the evolution of integration and inclusion of people ID/DD in American society.