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August 06, 2015

According to the Washington Post, special education advocates in Georgia have for years argued that the state’s program for children with behavior-related disabilities unnecessarily segregates them into inferior buildings with inferior educational opportunities.

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July 30, 2015

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law legislation establishing the Medicare and Medicaid programs to serve as a basic health insurance program for lower-income children and families, persons with disabilities, and other groups.

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July 28, 2015

Twenty-five years ago, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), landmark legislation that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, education, transportation and other public accommodations. The law has impacted the lives of countless Americans, including many with autism.

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July 24, 2015

Twenty-five years ago today, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), landmark legislation that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, education, transportation and other public accommodations.

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July 21, 2015

President Barack Obama was joined yesterday by members of the disability community at the White House to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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July 20, 2015

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed HB 155, legislation that allows families to set up tax-exempt 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses.

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