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 Disability Network
News surrounding the LSA Disability Network
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.
An outline of the next Senate relief package begins to emerge, a look at how equity is lost when companies only hire workers with disabilities, and Joe Biden calls for an end to waiting lists for Medicaid waivers.
The Lutheran Services in America Strength & Service Series, work continues toward next expected emergency relief legislative package, and celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Lutheran Services in America Strength & Service Series, Congress moves to provide cash flow relief to nonprofits who “self-fund” unemployment, and the ADA at 30.
The Lutheran Services in America "Strength & Service Series," Congress moves to extend filing deadline for PPP, and the ADA turns 30 this month.
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.
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.
Social distancing and social isolation for the deaf, Wisconsin blocks pandemic payments for federal disability aid recipients, and Dr. Bertram Brown dies at 89.
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.