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Dozens With Disabilities Arrested On Capitol Hill
Disability Scoop
After the U.S. Senate narrowly voted to begin debate on a health care bill that includes sweeping changes to Medicaid, several dozen protesters with disabilities were arrested. U.S. Capitol Police said 64 people — many in wheelchairs — were arrested ...

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Business Insider

Disability rights activists are threatening indefinite sit-in if the GOP successfully repeals Obamacare
Business Insider
In the press release for that protest, ADAPT argued that the Medicaid cuts in the bill would prove fatal to some Americans with disabilities. “The [bill] caps and significantly cuts Medicaid, which will greatly reduce access to medical care ... for ...

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The Conversation US

The hidden extra costs of living with a disability
San Francisco Chronicle
The term “disability” covers a number of functional limitations – physical, sensory, mental and intellectual. These can range from mild to severe and might affect someone at any time across the lifespan, from an infant born with an intellectual ...
Helping your students with disabilities prepare for the

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Disability Action Center NW has Recognized Eric Petersen
LEWISTON, ID - Disability Action Center NW has recognized Eric Petersen for his community support of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Petersen is the Chairman of the Lewiston Disability Advisory Commission with the City. He helps in the ...

Woman, 57, claimed £65k in disability benefits claiming she could barely walk but was able to go scuba diving, court ...
The Sun
An investigation by the Department of Work and Pensions revealed that Hoey had been in paid employment since 1997 but on her latest Disability Living Allowance claim form, from 2004, she stated it would take her up to five minutes to walk four metres ...


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