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LSA-DN Weekly Update

The Department of Education issues guidance on how to address special education disputes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lyft settles disability discrimination claims in California, and tens of thousands of people are calling for the release of a young, black, autistic man who was sentenced to 50 years for a car crash.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Sen. Cory Booker introduces the Protecting Family Caregivers from Discrimination Act, blind voters fear the loss of privacy with a shift to mail voting, and how we can help vulnerable residents get proper protection in the HEROES Act.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

The House passes the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, Florida Supreme Court destroys precedent protecting mentally disabled people from execution, and student developers aim to create a game for children on autism spectrum.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

The House of Representatives approves a COVID-19 relief plan with more payments for people with disabilities, Virginia investigates complaints that Fairfax's online learning fails students with disabilities, and a study finds an autism risk for kids with aunts and uncles on the spectrum.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Sen. Bill Sasse introduces a bill to end ventilator discrimination during the pandemic, DSPs worry about protective equipment, and the threat COVID-19 poses to people with intellectual disabilities regarding social isolation.

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