The House passed H.R. 620, which disability groups say guts the ADA
On December 20, Congress passed a sweeping tax overhaul that could have serious ramifications for the disability community.
Two airlines broke Kenny Salvini’s wheelchair over the course of one year, and in doing so they set him on a mission to find out why accessible air travel is so difficult. What he found is a history of failed policy, an industry blinded by money – and a growing voice for change.
Not since protestors occupied the a federal building in 1977 has the nation felt who we are. Then came ADAPT.
Q. I have owned a home located on a steep hill, but changes caused by my quadriplegia now make it more difficult for me to travel locally. The steep grade on nearby streets and sidewalks also makes it dangerous to travel in my wheelchair. I want to move to more level ground.
ADA Under Attack in Congress. Virtual Reality for First-Time Wheelchair Users. Accessible Power Boats for Cruising. SCI and Cardiovascular Disease. Last Chance to Take NM Survey and be Eligible to Win $200.
H.R. 620 is intentionally designed to weaken ADA enforcement.
CMS has clarified that Medicare covers maintenance care such as PT and OT based on need.
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A new proposal by TLC calls for 25 percent of NYC for-hire vehicles to become accessible.