(NEW YORK) -- Some moms are opening up this July during Disability Pride Month and shining a light on a topic they feel gets overlooked and is often viewed negatively by others in society. Natalie Hadley of Omaha, Nebraska, posted on LinkedIn in honor of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After the omicron wave of COVID-19 receded earlier this winter, states and cities across the country moved quickly to ease mitigation measures, leaving many officials hopeful that the virus would soon be in the rear-view mirror, ahead of the looming midterm... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Shawn's Law (a House Bill that would enhance a sentence for causing or aiding suicide when the victim is under 18, has an intellectual disability or is on the autism spectrum) has officially been signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf. The... Read More.
Disability advocates and elected officials are calling on the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee to rethink its policies after a Paralympic gold medalist swimmer was denied a request to have a care assistant travel with her to Tokyo due to COVID-19 restrictions. Becca Meyers'... Read More.
By Dr. Sara Yumeen, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The rates of disability among U.S. children are increasing, with the highest rate of disability among Native American children, according to a newly released brief by the U.S. Census Bureau.More... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA — Older and disabled Pennsylvanians can now apply for rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2020, the Wolf Administration announced. This assistance is available through the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, which has delivered more than $6.8 billion to eligible Pennsylvanians since the... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller announced the distribution of $31.5 million to Pennsylvania direct care workers who have continued to work through the COVID-19 crisis – making it possible for individuals with disabilities and older Pennsylvanians to live safely... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - $20 million is being given to some Pennsylvania to help provide education services to students with special needs or disabilities who might have been otherwise negatively impacted by COVID-19 mitigation efforts this upcoming school year. Many of our local schools received several... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania is using some CARES Act funding to support people with autism and other intellectual disabilities. Governor Tom Wolf announced that people with intellectual disabilities and autism and the providers of support services for these vulnerable Pennsylvanians will receive $260 million in... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – After House Republicans opposition to the governor’s call to close Polk State Center and White Haven Center, legislation passed the House to prevent the closure of any state centers until at least five years from the bill’s passage, but not before... Read More.