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Why Advocacy Is Important to Us as a Couple With Disabilities

 by Daniel Hood via The Mighty People with disabilities often lose much-needed support if they get married, which is just one of the barriers keeping them from being able to have the same things in life as others. We are not letting... Continue Reading 

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Advocacy, Employment, General awareness

How Merging the U.S. Departments of Education and Labor Could Affect People With Disabilities

by Lauren Appelbaum via The Mighty There are six million students with disabilities in America’s public schools and more than 20 million working-age adults with disabilities in the U.S who are eager to be employed. Read how this merger might effect those individuals... Continue Reading 

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Advocacy, General awareness

After 42 years In Institutions, Woman Seeks A Home Of Her Own

by Alan Judd, via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS Under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, Georgia promised to transform the way it cares for people with mental illness and developmental disabilities — in large part by moving long-warehoused people like Lucretia... Continue Reading 

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