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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Invisible Disabilities

09.14.20

Editor’s Note: Ashley Eisenmenger is Public Relations Coordinator at Access Living and the editor of this blog.  A blind woman,...

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Press Releases & Statements

CPS Investment in First Floor Access Does Not Prioritize Needs of Disabled Students

08.25.20

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) special education budget for FY2021,...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Share Your Story About Prescription Drug Mail Delays

08.24.20

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been many reports that people with disabilities and seniors are experiencing delays in getting...

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Disability 101

08.24.20

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more...

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Action Alerts

Important Updates on Congress and Disability Issues

08.17.20

There's a lot of national news events impacting people with disabilities right now, and we'd like to recap what's happening...

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Action Alerts

ACTION ALERT: Keep Up the Fight for Covid-19 Relief for People with Disabilities!

08.10.20

Over this past weekend, you have probably heard that Congressional efforts to create a new agreement on Covid-19 relief funding...

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Amid the Nursing Home Crisis, Home and Community-Based Services Should Take Center Stage

08.06.20

Editor’s note: Today’s blog post is written by Angel Love Miles, Ph.D, Access Living’s Healthcare and Home and Community Based...

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Action Alerts

Covid-19 Disability Call-In Day: #WhatWeNeed is HCBS Funding

08.04.20

Today, we'd like to share the below critical action alert from the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL). Access Living...

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Press Releases & Statements

Media Alert: Guidance Aims to Address Bias and Discrimination, Save Disabled Lives

07.31.20

WHAT: Access Living, Chicago’s leading service and advocacy organization for disabled people, will host a webinar to discuss how state...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: The HEALS Act Does Not Meet Disability Needs

07.30.20

Today, we'd like to share the following national action alert from the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL). Access Living...

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