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USA NATIONAL/REGIONAL
September 21
Brett Kavanaugh Is a Threat to Disabled People’s Rights
Tonic
Maysoon Zayid to Write, Star in Autobiographical Comedy Series in Development at ABC
Variety
Michael Phelps demands more help for former Olympians
BBC News
The inaccessible office: The missing disabled voice in politics
The Hill

September 20
Coming to America
Pos'ability
HealthWatch: New Attention Being Paid To Emotional Toll Of Traumatic Brain Injuries
CBS New York
The inaccessible office: The missing disabled voice in politics
The Hill

September 19
10% of US Children Have ADHD
PsychCentral.com
VA celebrates 'historic achievement' after exceeding goal for appeals decisions on disability claims
Washington Examiner
Why Aren’t Accountable Care Organizations Improving Mental Health?
Mental Health America

September 18
For Kids With Concussions, Less Time Alone in a Dark Room
New York Times

ALASKA
September 18
How Alaska’s mental health crisis finally reached a breaking point
Archorage Daily News

ARKANSAS
September 20
Sheriff probing death of disabled man in Arkansas jail cell
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

CALIFORNIA
September 20
Couple arrested after autistic adult sons found living in 'deplorable conditions'
KESQ

September 19
Parents with child who are deaf or hard of hearing have new resource in California
KFSN-TV
Survey: Lack of Jewish Leaders with Disabilities
Jewish Journal

FLORIDA
September 21
Special education teacher found guilty of raping man with mental disability
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

September 20
Judge: ADHD Did Not Cause Student to Assault Classmate
Law.com

HAWAII
September 21
Hawaii’s Mental Health Care Crisis
Honolulu Civil Beat
New tool designed to aid deaf, hard-of-hearing, and deaf-blind in Hawaii
KHON2

ILLINOIS
September 21
Local Wendy's investigating the firing of an autistic teen
FOX Illinois

September 20
County Jails Struggle To Treat Mentally Ill Inmates
► NPR

LOUISIANA
September 20
New Ochsner facility to provide first-of-its-kind care to special needs children in region
FOX 8 Live WVUE

MAINE
September 21
Former bus driver charged with assault for allegedly striking autistic teenager
WGME

MARYLAND
September 21
Cloverland Farms Dairy Will Pay $75,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit
EEOC

MASSACHUSETTS
September 20
In 'Downward Spiral,' Special Education School Closes After Abuse Allegations
New England Public Radio

MICHIGAN
September 21
Rally held for deaf man facing deportation from Detroit to Nigeria
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
Stateside: Deaf, disabled man faces deportation; the true costs, benefits of fracking
Michigan Radio

September 20
Dancers with disabilities slay in jaw-dropping video
ABC News

MINNESOTA
September 20
Families Leaving MN After Research Shows Higher MS Rates
CBS Minnesota

MONTANA
September 20
Ronan family hopes to break ground on new facility for adults with autism
8 KPAX

NEW HAMPSHIRE
September 18
Mental health issues common among youth at Sununu Center
Concord Monitor

NEW JERSEY
September 20
Highlands condo association to pay $12K for disability discrimination
Asbury Park Press

NEW YORK
September 19
Student-led Task Force to Submit Mental Health Petition to University
Cornell University

NORTH CAROLINA
September 18
In sign language, she’s interpreting North Carolina’s storm updates for thousands
News Observer

NORTH DAKOTA
September 20
Disabilities in the work place
myndnow.com

OHIO
September 20
Ohio rally to highlight crisis in disability services
Akron Beacon Journal

OREGON
September 21
Southern Oregon Aspire moves employees with developmental disabilities into community jobs
KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

September 20
Protester Who Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury From a Flash-Bang Grenade Intends to Sue the ...
Willamette Week

PENNSYLVANIA
September 21
Mother Of Girl Severely Injured In Police Chase Files Lawsuit Against City
CBS Pittsburgh

SOUTH CAROLINA
September 21
Sheriff's deputies transporting 2 mental health patients who drowned in flood waters put on leave, authorities say
ABC News

September 20
Kids in high-poverty CCSD schools granted new opportunity
Live 5 News WCSC

TEXAS
September 20
Guards illegally used disability placards, plates to park in front of detention facility
KSAT San Antonio
Keep Helen Keller in Texas schools, deaf-blind lawyer argues
AL.com
Texas' twisted excuse for removing Helen Keller
CNN

VIRGINIA
September 20
University Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Denied From Every Sorority on Campus
The Mighty

WASHINGTON STATE
September 19
He was hurt at the Pierce County Jail, and the medical records are gone, lawsuit says
The News Tribune
Safeway failed to provide interpreter for deaf applicant, EEOC says
HR Dive

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