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Before the devastating appearance of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey…
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Two days ago an opinion piece in The New York Times celebrated…
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New York’s second annual Disability Pride Parade sent a strong message and ICS was there!
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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!
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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.
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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.