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November 16
FBI Records Spike In Disability-Related Hate Crimes
Disability Scoop

November 15
Ask the Lawyer: Can an armored truck legally block handicapped parking spaces?
The Daily Breeze
Cases Of Mysterious Paralyzing Condition Continue To Increase, CDC Says
► National Public Radio
Dealing with depression
KPLC
New Rule Will Worsen State of Mental Health in America
Mental Health America
U.K. Stores Host First 'Purple Tuesday' Disability-Friendly Shopping Initiative
The Mighty

November 14
Disability-related passenger rights amended by Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorisation Act
International Law Office
Experts chase the cause of a paralyzing childhood disease spiking this year'
Washington Post
Winery Websites Must Comply With The Americans With Disability Act, But How?
Forbes

November 13
Students with disabilities deserve the same job opportunities as all other students
Northern Star Online
There’s a Psychiatrist Crisis in America That Few Are Talking About
PsychCentral

ALABAMA
November 15
Birmingham 9-year-old takes her own life; family hopes to spare others their pain
AL.com
Distraught Parents Of 9-Year-Old Girl Who Committed Suicide Believe She Was Bullied For Having ADHD
BET

ARIZONA
November 15
Disability Cultural Center
University of Arizona DRC

CALIFORNIA
November 15
County Settles Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination Against Inmates With Disabilities
SFGate
In California wildfires, disabled people can be left behind
SF.curbed.com
Mental health campaign shows promise among Los Angeles youth
Healio

November 14
In California wildfires, disabled people can be left behind
Curbed SF

COLORADO
November 16
If Colorado declares autism an 'epidemic,' it could have very impactful social effects (letter)
Vail Daily News

CONNECTICUT
November 14
Deaf CT Firefighter Living His Dream
Firehouse.com

FLORIDA
November 16
I-Team: Florida still failing kids with serious mental illness — 9 months after Parkland
ABC Action News

November 14
Disabled kids and adults are doing some amazing things through these two programs
Miami Herald

IDAHO
November 16
Over 20K Idahoans with mental illness will get insured by Medicaid expansion
Idaho Statesman

KENTUCKY
October 16
Kentucky high court rejects medical review panels, clearing way for malpractice suits
Lexington Herald Leader

LOUSIANA
November 15
Louisiana's jails are not the place to deal with mental illness
NOLA.com

MAINE
November 14
Maine café that employs people with disabilities in danger of closing
WMTW Portland

MASSACHUSETTS
November 16
Calling for change: Parents push for bill to protect children with disabilities
Boston 25 News

November 15
Overcoming obstacles: Born with cerebral palsy, Fred Berry served 30 years in state senate
The Salem News

MICHIGAN
November 16
Fowlerville restaurant to only employ students with disabilities
WLNS
Local center provides resources, opportunities for autism community
nbc25news.com

MINNESOTA
November 15
Former Bethel student sues university for discrimination
KMSP-TV

MISSOURI
November 14
Disability resources on Missouri State campus aim to be proactive for all students
Standard Online

NEBRASKA
November 16
Nebraska schools getting new mental health services
Education Week

NEW HAMPSHIRE
November 14
Northfield man pleads guilty to fraudulently obtaining disability benefits
The Union Leader

NEW JERSEY
November 16
Monroe Twp. parent's complaint about 'timeout' space shared hundreds of times on Facebook
Cherry Hill Courier Post

November 14
Rutgers chosen for regional mental health center
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

NEW YORK
November 14
Boy with autism allegedly attacked on school bus by paraprofessional
WPIX 11 New York

November 13
Volunteer Lawyers Project teaches how to represent the intellectually and developmentally disabled
Brooklyn Daily Eagle

NORTH CAROLINA
November 14
Wilmington artist with autism shows off work at gallery
WWAY NewsChannel 3

NORTH DAKOTA
November 14
Overcoming A Disability In The Workplace
myndnow.com

OHIO
November 16
What this settlement in a 25 year old case means for Ohio students with disabilities
ThinkProgress

November 15
Summit Academy Schools call police after 8-year-old child with disabilities throws crayons
fox8.com

November 14
Lucas County officials announce new 911 texting feature
WNWO NBC 24
Lawsuit will help students with disabilities in Ohio
WSAZ-TV

OKLAHOMA
November 16
Family's Celebration Ends With Tears In Poteau After Woman Directs Hurtful Comments At Autistic boy
5newsonline.com

PENNSYLVANIA
November 16
People With Serious Mental Illnesses In Pa. Face Long Wait For Treatment
WPSU

SOUTH CAROLINA
November 14
Legislative committee wants to give more control of the Dept. of Disabilities to the Governor
Abccolumbia.com

TENNESSEE
November 14
Hamiliton County family says son was denied haircut because of disability
WTVC

TEXAS
November 16
A look at group homes in Houston-area neighborhoods
KPRC Click2Houston

November 14
Making Beach Access Easier for Those with Disabilities
KVEO-TV

VERMONT
November 16
Federal change could save Vermont mental health funding
vtdigger.org

November 15
Vermont Voices On Mental Illness
Vermont Public Radio

VIRGINIA
November 16
Richmond school bus carrying students with disabilities sideswiped; driver charged
WWBT NBC12 News
Richmond school bus carrying students with disabilities involved in accident; Injuries reported
WWBT NBC12

WASHINGTON STATE
November 16
Secretary realigns administration to move forward on governor's vision for mental health
iFIBER One News
Students With Disabilities Navigate a Campus That Excludes Them
The Spectator
Mental-health system desperately needs community-based services
Seattle Times

November 15
Mental-health system desperately needs community-based services
Seattle Times

November 14
'Pissed is an understatement' | 8-year-old with autism stuck on DC school bus for hours
CBS 8 San Diego
Investigation launched after child with autism was stuck on school bus for hours
WUSA9.com

EVENTS
January 30, 2019
Orlando, Florida - ATiA- Assistive Technology industry Association 2019 Conferences

June 13 - 15
Washington, DC - Dueling Diagnosis, Mental Health America 2019 Annual Conference

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