Today, a broad coalition of civil rights and advocacy organizations from Oregon sent a letter to the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—a federal agency responsible for enforcing the civil rights of people with disabilities, people of color, and older adults in health care. Continue Reading Oregon Crisis Care Plan Harms People with Disabilities, People of Color & Older Adults Tell Leaders: Our Lives Have Equal Value
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The U.S. Department of Justice has issued new guidance on providing accommodations for testing, including standardized exams and other high-stakes tests. Read the guidance here. Continue Reading New guidance on testing accommodations
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a guide for air travelers who have an intellectual or developmental disability. The guide gives tips and advice, and answers common questions about air travel. Continue Reading New guide and PDX event for air travelers with I/DD
There are many challenges ahead but our ADA has grown to be strong and is ready to take on them on to achieve a world of equal access and opportunity. But that won’t happen without our ongoing energy and support. Continue Reading Happy Birthday ADA!