THE DISABILITY VOTE: AN INCREASING VOTER BLOC THAT WILL IMPACT 2020

In 2020, approximately 23% of the American electorate — over 35 million individuals — will be people with disabilities.

AAPD Announces New President and CEO

AAPD Announces New President and CEO

AAPD Statement on Senators Gillibrand and Gardner Opioids Proposal

The American Association of People with Disabilities is concerned by a recent proposal from Senators Kristen Gillibrand and Cory Gardner to limit opioid prescriptions for acute pain to seven days.

Education, Privacy, Disability Rights, and Civil Rights Groups Release Principles For School Safety, Privacy, and Equity

Today, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and 39 other education, privacy, disability rights, and civil rights organizations released ten principles to protect all students’ safety, privacy, and right to an equal education.

Announcing the 2019 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Emerging Leader Award Recipients

AAPD is proud to recognize Sarah Blahovec and Dustin Gibson as the recipients of the 2019 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Emerging Leader Awards.

Announcing the 2019 Disability Rights Storytellers Fellows

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Rooted in Rights are proud to announce our two 2019 Disability Rights Storytellers Fellows: Blessitt Shawn Bryant and Daisy Wislar.

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