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Keeping the Promise of the ADA: Unequal Justice for Disabled Victims of Murder

To commemorate the 23rd Anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the White House honored eight “Champions of Change,” young people with disabilities who are having a significant impact on their communities. The Champions of Change … Continue reading

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“This Job is Making Me Sick”: Strategies for Supporting Youth with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities or Electromagnetic Sensitivity

Many people dread sitting in parking-lot style traffic for hours during the morning commute to work. Others dread the sound of their boss’s voice berating them for unmet deadlines or other trivial concerns. But for some of us, what we … Continue reading

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How the Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act Affects Youth & Adults with Disabilities

As a summer fellow in D.C., it never occurred to me that I might have the opportunity to witness the Supreme Court issuing a historic ruling from a few rows back inside the courtroom. I thought I would be standing … Continue reading

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Supporting the Postsecondary Transition of Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with learning  disabilities are less likely than those without disabilities to attend postsecondary education (See the National Center for Learning Disabilities’ State of Learning Disabilities report for more details). This may be due in part to the fact that … Continue reading

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