USA NATIONAL/REGIONAL
4-26
Forced to divorce: Americans with disabilities must choose marriage or health care
Ozy.com
V.A. Officials, and the Nation, Battle an Unrelenting Tide of Veteran Suicides
New York Times
Young Adults With Autism Need Jobs, But Resources Vary By State
Healthday
4-25
It’s Cool to Fly: American Airlines program helps kids with autism soar to new heights
American Airlines
Reeve Foundation wants to change how people view those with disabilities
The Drum
Treatment, spending on outpatient care for depression in US
JAMA Psychiatry
4-24
Does an Employee Have An ADA ‘Disability’if it Substantially Limits The Major Life Activity of ‘Working’?
SHRM Blog
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Safeway to Pay $75000 to Settle EEEOC ...
Legal News Line
FDA must end the legal torture of autistic people
The Tennessean
The Most-Googled Mental Health Symptoms in Each State
Mental Floss
Trump Approves Extension Of Program Helping People Leave Institutions
Disability Scoop
Which mental health concerns do people in the US worry about most?
WCPO
4-23
Dental care is tough to find for people with autism, other developmental disorders
Washington Post
For lawyers with autism, the work often pairs up with things they do well
ABA Journal
How we can make the world a better place for immigrants with disabilities
Quartz
People Going Blind as Social Health Care System Labels Their Surgery ‘Non-Essential’
Western Journal

ARIZONA
3-26
Officials announce milestone in continuing ADA accessibility at popular Horseshoe Bend
St. George News
Sheriff Penzone requesting ‘realistic expectations’ for mental illness
KTAR News

ARKANSAS
3-26
Lawmakers continue probe into unpaid Medicaid claims under new managed care system
KARK

CALIFORNIA
4-26
Fired Home Depot employee with cerebral palsy rehired after public backlash: 'Tell Home Depot  to go to hell'
Yahoo Sports
Long Beach becomes first city in California to recognize businesses owned by veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ community members in its contracting process
Press Telegram
4-25
Adaptive rock climbing empowering athletes with disabilities
fox5sandiego.com
Assemblymember Salas proposes bills to aid farmers, seniors, disabled
Turnto23
OC teen diver doesn't let autism hold her back
KABC-TV
Students With High-Functioning Autism Can Register Now For SPECTRUM SPEAK UP
Broadway World
Teenage Chef Living With Autism Inspires Legions of Online Fans
Spectrum News 1
4-24
Part of the Conversation: How One Deaf 16-Year-Old Navigates High School
KQED News
UnitedHealth clients needed more mental health care; United said no
► MPR News
4-23
Mentally ill homeless people keep going to jail. But a study says LA County can fix that
Los Angeles Times
New report finds Laura's Law is helping the mentally ill
San Francisco Examiner

FLORIDA
4-26
Parkland Survivor Struggles with PTSD After Best Friend Was Killed in Classroom
People
4-25
Caretaker arrested for hitting mentally disabled group home residents with frying pan
NBC4
Caretaker caught on video hitting disabled resident with frying pan, Florida cops say
Miami Herald
4-23
Bill That Expands Access To Mental Health And Substance Abuse Treatment Clears Fla. House
WJCT News

GEORGIA
4-24
Columbus police conclude investigation into accident that killed WD Feeney
WRBL

HAWAII
4-26
State To Housing Applicants: Sign Up Online Or Lose Your Spot On Wait List
Honolulu Civil Beat

ILLINOIS
4-26
Autism advocate Debra Vines on the importance of reaching minority communities
ABC 7 Chicago
4-23
ISD teacher being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct identified
WLDS-WEAI News

INDIANA
4-25
Man with Down syndrome forms special bond with Avon police
Fox 59

MAINE
4-25
Lawmakers to tackle bills to reform services for children and individuals with disabilities
WCSH-WLBZ
4-24
Bills tackle Maine's services for children, disabled
WMTW.com
4-23
60 years later the evolution of rights for those with disabilities
WAGM

MARYLAND
4-24
Mental health alliance to hold resource fair
MyEasternShoreMD
Girl born without hands wins national handwriting contest
The Hill

MASSACHUSETTS
4-26
Northeastern students design and build devices to help improve the lives of individuals with disabilities
Phys.org

MICHIGAN
4-26
Michigan lawmaker proposes updated accessibility sign portraying active independence
Click on Detroit

MINNESOTA

4-24
M State online program addresses need for awareness of autism spectrum disorder
Wadentapj.com

MISSOURI
4-26
Lawmakers look to have insurance plans cover therapies for kids with disabilities
Missouri Times
4-25
11-year-old with disabilities testifies in front of House committee
KOMU
Local autism advocate fighting for community inclusion
KMBC Kansas City

MONTANA
4-25
Autism awareness: The growing tide of supports and services
The Missoulian
New center plans to support Montana's deaf community
KPAX-TV

NEBRASKA
4-24
Autism community sells art
3 News Now

NEVADA
4-26
Changes at jail: Mental health, addiction programs
KOLO 8
Number of preschoolers with disabilities participating in regular classes increases in NV
FoxReno.com

NEW JERSEY
4-25
Sending your child with autism to school? You have rights
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
4-23
Federal judge allows disabled homeowner's lawsuit against Jersey City to proceed
NJ.com

NEW YORK
4-26
Advancing Efforts to Hire People with Disabilities Across New York's Economy
Gotham Gazette
4-25
Lawsuit accuses MTA, LIRR of violating ADA over wheelchair access
Long Island News 12
5-24
MTA’s plan to give Access-A-Ride users cheap taxis leaves disabled riders stranded
Daily News
4-23
Disabilities won't stop these New Yorkers from looking fabulous
New York Post

NORTH CAROLINA
4-24
Parents react to news that Gateway Education Center could close
Yes! Weekly

OHIO
4-25
Woman with developmental disabilities thankful for county agency's investigative unit
WYTV

OKLAHOMA
4-26
Program employs Oklahomans with disabilities to clean veterans’ headstones
KFOR-TV

OREGON
3-26
Therapy worker sentenced for raping boy with autism
KOIN
3-25
Woman sentenced to over 8 years' prison for sexually abusing boy with autism
KATU
3-24
Record number of mentally ill people charged with crimes
KOIN
3-23
Amid statewide crisis, Oregon sets record for number of mentally ill people charged with crimes
OregonLive.com
Boarded in the ER: Oregon's mental health crisis
Salem Reporter

PENNSYLVANIA
4-25
Students help young boy overcome disabilities
WTAJ

TENNESSEE
4-26
Tennessee House seeks to fund disabled insurance program for children
WREG
4-25
Ambassadors of Autism art exhibit opens April 26
Vanderbilt University News
4-24
Routine hearing exam leads to frightening diagnosis, brain surgery for fourth grader
Tallahassee.com

TEXAS
4-26
Solitary confinement worsens mental illness. A Texas prison program meant to help can feel just as isolating.
Texas Tribune
Students with Disabilities Deserve a Space on Campus
Real Clear Education
Texas lawmaker reveals he has Asperger's during Autism Awareness Month speech
Dallas News
4-24
Community input needed for confronting mental health
Austin Weekly News
4-23
Disabled teen left with nowhere to live after his grandmother passed away
Fox 26

UTAH
4-24
5 facts about Autism in Utah that you may not know
Herald Extra
First Adult Autism Center in Utah announced
ABC 4

VERMONT
4-23
Human rights panel accuses Corrections Department of bias over delayed care
vtdigger.org

VIRGINIA
3-25
In journey toward independence, 5 people with intellectual disabilities will move into group home
WDVM 25
3-23
Vital Signs: New assisted living facility available to people with mental illnesses
The Daily Progress

WASHINGTON STATE
4-25
Safeway to pay $75,000 to resolve disability discrimination lawsuit
KMO 7
4-23
Sammamish High School
KUOW

Events
April 27
Berkeley, CA - Momentum Expo 2019
April 27
Ohio - townhall meetings for families of students with disabilities the Ohio Dept. of Education


ABILITIES EXPO see website for info
May 3 - 5       New York Metro
June 21 - 23 Chicago Expo

May 23
Sacramento, CA - 2019 Disability & Aging Capital Action Day
May 24
San Juan, Puerto Rico - National Council on Disability Meeting
June 13 - 15
Washington, DC - Dueling Diagnosis, Mental Health America 2019 Annual Conference
June 20 - 23
Rochester, NY - Reach Out, Supporting Deaf Refuges
June 20 - 23
Rochester, New York - Hearing Loss Association of America Convention

June 23 - 26
Washington, DC - 8th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill
July 18 - 21

Austin, Texas - OCD Conference

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