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  • March 13, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    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.


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  • March 6, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    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.


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  • March 3, 2020

    The Catalyst

    Senior Services News

    Nursing home outbreak spotlights coronavirus risk in elder care facilities, ageism can shorten life expectancy, and marijuana use is rising sharply among seniors over 65.


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  • February 28, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    New Medicaid waivers threaten healthcare coverage for millions, the Senate passes a bill expanding access to respite care, and it’s time to explore the unique and conflicting narratives of disability issues.


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  • February 21, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    Senators push the FDA to ban shock devices used on those with special needs, accessibility was a big problem at the Iowa caucuses, and the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30.


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