Issues

January
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Jan. 8, 2018 Hon. John Gore Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20530 Dear Acting Assistant Attorney General Gore: The undersigned members and allies of the Consortium for Citizens …

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December
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On December 21, the U.S. Department of Justice rescinded its Statement on Application of the Integration Mandate of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Olmstead v. L.C. to State and local Governments’ Employment Service Systems for Individuals …

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October
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On October 2, the Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination (CPSD) commemorated National Disability Employment Awareness Month with a Congressional briefing on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Advisory Committee Report and legislative recommendations for improving employment outcomes for people with …

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September
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Letter to Secretary DeVos can also be accessed here. September 5, 2017 The Honorable Betsy DeVos United States Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20202 Dear Secretary DeVos: The undersigned organizations are writing to express our strong …

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March
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The Home and Community-Based Settings Rule Attempts to Usher In Long Overdue Higher Standards For nearly 35 years, the federal Medicaid program has given states the opportunity to provide services and supports outside of institutions to individuals with disabilities who …

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March
9

Introduction As states adopt Employment First policy and seek to increase the percentage of working-age individuals with disabilities who are participating in integrated employment at competitive wages, reimbursement methodologies for Supported Employment and related services become a core consideration for …

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June
14

Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2016) – The Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination (CPSD) today released The Implications of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act for Seamless Transition of Youth with Significant Disabilities, a policy prepared by Richard G. Luecking, Ed.D.  The brief highlights how …

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May
4

Comments may also be accessed here. May 4, 2016 U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) United States Senate SD-428 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 U.S. Representative Patty Murray Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Health, …

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