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When Disaster Strikes: ICS Plans for Emergencies

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Before the devastating appearance of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey…

People with Disabilities Save Medicaid

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Two days ago an opinion piece in The New York Times celebrated…

Disability Pride is Huge!

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New York’s second annual Disability Pride Parade sent a strong message and ICS was there!

In Her Words: An Activist Reflects on the ADA

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With the Rehabilitation Act, people without “vocational potential” demanded equal eligibility for those funds in order to become independent. And they got it—but it didn’t come easy!

After Olmstead

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June 22 marks the 16th anniversary of what has come to be known as “Olmstead v. L.C.,” the “Olmstead Decision,” or simply Olmstead. For the disability rights community, the term is a familiar one.

80 Years of Fighting for Disability Rights

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Eighty years ago this week, a small group staged a sit-in at the Works Progress Administration in New York City. Unbeknownst to them, a powerful movement was born that day.