Obstacles Remain to Exercise of Voting Rights by Individuals with Disabilities

2021-01-11T11:14:17-05:00

By Emily A. Donaldson, CELA As mid-term elections approach, the stakes are high for individuals with disabilities. Budget battles are being waged at every level of government, threatening Medicaid, SSDI, Medicare and other programs that are essential to their quality of life. The Voting Rights Act of 1965, Americans with Disabilities Act and Help American [...]

Obstacles Remain to Exercise of Voting Rights by Individuals with Disabilities2021-01-11T11:14:17-05:00

Vote!

2021-01-11T10:56:30-05:00

By The Arc "Vote as if your life depends on it," Justin Dart, Jr., the disability rights pioneer often known as the father of the Americans with Disabilities Act, implored us, "Because it does." Our core values call us to focus on voting during Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in this critical election year.  The Arc's [...]

Vote!2021-01-11T10:56:30-05:00

Getting Out the Vote: Improving Access for Voters with Disabilities

2021-01-11T10:27:13-05:00

By Sally L. Schoffstall, CELA During this mid-term election year, there are urgent issues at stake that directly affect the lives of people with disabilities. Budget battles at every level of government threaten Medicaid, SSDI, Medicare and other programs that are essential to their quality of life. Special education continues to face resource challenges. Yet [...]

Getting Out the Vote: Improving Access for Voters with Disabilities2021-01-11T10:27:13-05:00

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