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Advocacy Updates

Spring 2021 Illinois State Legislative Disability Roundup

06.03.21

Access Living friends and allies: Late last night, the Illinois legislature finally adjourned the spring session. A $42 billion state...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates on Our Current Work on Illinois State Disability Bills

04.26.21

Today, we'd like to update you on the status of several important disability-related bills in the Illinois legislature. Each year...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Support Illinois Bills for Students with Disabilities

03.22.21

Dear Access Living friends and allies, We need your help TODAY to support TWO special education bills in the Illinois...

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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

Updates from Access Living: Disability and Education during Covid-19

05.07.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Our message today is focused on education for students with disabilities, nationally and locally....

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Blog

Remote Learning for Students with Disabilities

04.08.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies,   Today, we would like to share some important information regarding remote learning for students with disabilities during the...

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Blog

4/6: Media Highlights and Resources from Access Living

04.06.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, It's the start of another work week here at Access Living, and we'd like...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Public Comments on ISBE’s Proposed Seclusion and Restraint Rules

02.03.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Today we would like to ask you to send your comments and stories to...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Protect Illinois Students from Seclusion and Restraint Practices

01.30.20

Since the Chicago Tribune/ProPublica investigation on the use of isolated seclusion rooms was published in November of 2019, public outrage...

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Reports & Studies

Access Living Releases Disability Rights Analysis of CPS 2020 Budget

08.26.19

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools budget for the FY2020 year, highlighting...

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