AAPD Publishes First Public Progress Report on Automobile Accessibility Scorecard Results
The American Association of People with Disabilities publishes their first public progress report on
automobile accessibility scorecard results.
AAPD Announces the Disability Advocacy Certificate Program Class of 2020!
The American Association of People with Disabilities announces the Disability Advocacy Certificate Program class of 2020.
Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Tammy Duckworth, and others to Highlight POWER: The Disability Vote Summit
Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Tammy Duckworth, and others to highlight POWER: The Disability Vote summit on Monday & Tuesday, June 22 and 23 from noon to 3:45 pm ET.
Leading Disability Rights Groups File Amicus Brief Defending the Affordable Care Act in Supreme Court Case
The American Association of People with Disabilities, the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, the Judge Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law and 16 other leading disability rights organizations, represented pro bono by law firms Dentons and Baker Hostetler, this week filed an amicus brief with the US Supreme Court highlighting the crucial health care protections that Congress provided for people with disabilities in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
AAPD Announces POWER: the Disability Vote, A Disability & Election Virtual Summit
AAPD is proud to announce POWER: the Disability Vote, a national, non-partisan Disability & Election Virtual Summit. On Monday & Tuesday, June 22 and 23 from noon to 3:45 pm ET on both days and will include panels, presentations, and a national call-to-action to mobilize disability voters and allies.
Over 400 Organizations Urge Department of Health and Human Services to Issue Guidance to Prohibit Discrimination during Medical Rationing
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and over 400 disability and allied organizations have joined together to urge the Department of Health and Human Services to issue further guidance ensuring that plans to ration scarce health care resources during the COVID-19 pandemic comply with federal non-discrimination laws.