LSA Disability Network

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LSA-DN Weekly Update

Funds are still available through the Provider Relief Fund, the Senate coronavirus relief bill appears stalled, and advocates in Illinois seek increase to Supplemental Security Income to benefit people with disabilities.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

A schedule change & new Zoom link for LSA-DN Summer Meeting, how the Senate COVID-19 relief proposal overlooks the disability community, and nursing home COVID deaths point to discrimination against people with disabilities.

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.

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