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We Should Not Be Extraordinary — Shifting the Narrative about Disability and Success

Editor’s Note: This post was written by guest writer Devin Adams. She is a recent graduate from Penn State University,…

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Disability Voting Rights and the June 28 Illinois Primary!

Access Living friends and allies, For this election, you are voting for the top candidate in your registered party only….

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Advocacy Alert: DREDF Statement On Supreme Court Ruling Overturning Right to Abortion

The Supreme Court today overturned the right to abortion. A statement just released from the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF),…

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