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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.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

5 things to know about coronavirus and people with disabilities, feds weigh in on special ed / Medicaid concerns over coronavirus, and UW-Whitewater program for students with intellectual disabilities a first in Wisconsin.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Lawmakers want nationwide head count to address DSP shortage, FDA bans electrical shock devices used on people with developmental disabilities, and Minnesota advocates seek to abolish subminimum wages for people with disabilities.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Lutheran Services in America to hold a Hot Topics call featuring Kaiser Family Foundation's Robin Rudowitz, CMS announced a plan that would allow states to use the Medicaid waiver process to fundamentally alter Medicaid, and President Trump hits Medicaid and food stamps in a push to slash domestic spending.

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