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November 26, 2014 | Story

In order to comply with a 2012 settlement with the Department of Justice, Virginia is planning to overhaul its home and community-based services (HCBS) waiver program serving individuals with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabil

November 26, 2014 | Story

Equip for Equality, the statewide Protection and Advocacy program serving Illinois individuals with disabilities, has released a Blueprint for implementation of the Illinois Employment First Act.

November 26, 2014 | Story

On October 22, the Governor of Rhode Island signed an Executive Order declaring that “communitybased integrated employment shall be the priority and the preferred opportunity for Rhode Islanders with disabilities” and requiring that all Rhode Isla

November 26, 2014 | Story

In observance of Disability Employment Awareness Month, financial website Wallet Hub has issued a report on the best and worst cities for people with disabilities.

November 26, 2014 | Story

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has created two toolkits for advocates, describing how state Medicaid programs can improve services for people with psychosocial disabilities.

November 26, 2014 | Story

The Department of Labor has announced that it will temporarily delay enforcement of a recent

November 25, 2014 | Blog

In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that will highlight important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities.

November 11, 2014 | Blog

There is a lot of talk today about “1 percent of the population.” When most people hear that phrase, they immediately think of the smallest percentage of the population with the greatest wealth. They think of the ‘have’s’ vs. the ‘have not’s.’

November 4, 2014 | News

On October 30th, LEAD staff returned to Louisville, Ky. to participate in the city's 2nd Annual Financial Empowerment Summit.

October 31, 2014 | Story

The Utah-based Disability Law Center issued a report earlier this month on ways that Utah’s service systems can improve employment o

October 31, 2014 | Story

While states continue to develop transition plans for compliance with home and community-based services setting regulations issued by CMS in January 2014, details on how states intend to apply these regulations to their Medicaid-funded employment

October 31, 2014 | Story

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has responded to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ (DHS) letter seeking clarification on how to apply the new HCBS rule to sheltered workshops and other non-residential day and employ

October 31, 2014 | Story

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law has published a report to help advocates ensure fair implementation of the Department of Labor’s New Ho

October 31, 2014 | Story

The Collaborative to Promote Self-Determination hosted a 5-part webinar series on the CMS’s recently issued final rule setting forth community integration standards for Medicaid-funded home and community-based services (HCBS).

October 31, 2014 | Story

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), according to a longstanding Congressional declaration dating back to 1988. The theme of this year’s NDEAM of “Expect. Employ.

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November 26, 2014 | Story

In order to comply with a 2012 settlement with the Department of Justice, Virginia is planning to overhaul its home and community-based services (HCBS) waiver program serving individuals with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabil

November 26, 2014 | Story

Equip for Equality, the statewide Protection and Advocacy program serving Illinois individuals with disabilities, has released a Blueprint for implementation of the Illinois Employment First Act.

November 26, 2014 | Story

On October 22, the Governor of Rhode Island signed an Executive Order declaring that “communitybased integrated employment shall be the priority and the preferred opportunity for Rhode Islanders with disabilities” and requiring that all Rhode Isla

November 26, 2014 | Story

In observance of Disability Employment Awareness Month, financial website Wallet Hub has issued a report on the best and worst cities for people with disabilities.

November 26, 2014 | Story

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has created two toolkits for advocates, describing how state Medicaid programs can improve services for people with psychosocial disabilities.

November 26, 2014 | Story

The Department of Labor has announced that it will temporarily delay enforcement of a recent

November 25, 2014 | Blog

In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that will highlight important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities.

November 11, 2014 | Blog

There is a lot of talk today about “1 percent of the population.” When most people hear that phrase, they immediately think of the smallest percentage of the population with the greatest wealth. They think of the ‘have’s’ vs. the ‘have not’s.’

November 4, 2014 | News

On October 30th, LEAD staff returned to Louisville, Ky. to participate in the city's 2nd Annual Financial Empowerment Summit.

October 31, 2014 | Story

The Utah-based Disability Law Center issued a report earlier this month on ways that Utah’s service systems can improve employment o

October 31, 2014 | Story

While states continue to develop transition plans for compliance with home and community-based services setting regulations issued by CMS in January 2014, details on how states intend to apply these regulations to their Medicaid-funded employment

October 31, 2014 | Story

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has responded to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ (DHS) letter seeking clarification on how to apply the new HCBS rule to sheltered workshops and other non-residential day and employ

October 31, 2014 | Story

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law has published a report to help advocates ensure fair implementation of the Department of Labor’s New Ho

October 31, 2014 | Story

The Collaborative to Promote Self-Determination hosted a 5-part webinar series on the CMS’s recently issued final rule setting forth community integration standards for Medicaid-funded home and community-based services (HCBS).

October 31, 2014 | Story

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), according to a longstanding Congressional declaration dating back to 1988. The theme of this year’s NDEAM of “Expect. Employ.

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December 22, 2014 | Story

New York State Department of Labor has created a new tax credit for employers hiring people with developmental disabilities who were formerly in sheltered workshops, most of which receive Medicaid funding to provide “pre-employment” services.

December 22, 2014 | Story

During this year’s Open Enrollment period, which started November 15, 2014, Oregonians seeking coverage will be using the federal HealthCare.gov website instead of a state-specific website.

December 22, 2014 | Story

The November 2014 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry included two articles relating to supported employment. The opening editorial by Emory University professor Benjamin G.

December 22, 2014 | Story

The National Council on Disability has released its 2014 edition of National Disability Policy: A Progress Report. This annual report provides an overview of the progress t

December 22, 2014 | Story

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) collects statistics related to people with disabilities.

December 22, 2014 | Story

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed several lawsuits challenging employee “wellness programs” that have the effect of discriminating against workers with disabilities.

December 22, 2014 | Story

New Department of Labor regulations affecting pay of in-home workers for people with disabilities will come into effect on January 1, 2015.

December 22, 2014 | Story

Earlier this month, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released its report on the status of federal disability em

December 22, 2014 | Story

On December 16, 2014 the United States Senate passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 (ABLE Act) with a bipartisan vote of 76 to 16. The House of Representatives passed the legislation on December 3 by a vote of 404 to 17.

December 22, 2014 | Story

Tina Lentz is the Executive Administrator of the Advocacy and Empowerment division, serving Louisville Metro Government’s Departmen

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December 22, 2014 | Story

New York State Department of Labor has created a new tax credit for employers hiring people with developmental disabilities who were formerly in sheltered workshops, most of which receive Medicaid funding to provide “pre-employment” services.

December 22, 2014 | Story

During this year’s Open Enrollment period, which started November 15, 2014, Oregonians seeking coverage will be using the federal HealthCare.gov website instead of a state-specific website.

December 22, 2014 | Story

The November 2014 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry included two articles relating to supported employment. The opening editorial by Emory University professor Benjamin G.

December 22, 2014 | Story

The National Council on Disability has released its 2014 edition of National Disability Policy: A Progress Report. This annual report provides an overview of the progress t

December 22, 2014 | Story

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) collects statistics related to people with disabilities.

December 22, 2014 | Story

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed several lawsuits challenging employee “wellness programs” that have the effect of discriminating against workers with disabilities.

December 22, 2014 | Story

New Department of Labor regulations affecting pay of in-home workers for people with disabilities will come into effect on January 1, 2015.

December 22, 2014 | Story

Earlier this month, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released its report on the status of federal disability em

December 22, 2014 | Story

On December 16, 2014 the United States Senate passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 (ABLE Act) with a bipartisan vote of 76 to 16. The House of Representatives passed the legislation on December 3 by a vote of 404 to 17.

December 22, 2014 | Story

Tina Lentz is the Executive Administrator of the Advocacy and Empowerment division, serving Louisville Metro Government’s Departmen

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December 22, 2014 | Story

New York State Department of Labor has created a new tax credit for employers hiring people with developmental disabilities who were formerly in sheltered workshops, most of which receive Medicaid funding to provide “pre-employment” services.

December 22, 2014 | Story

During this year’s Open Enrollment period, which started November 15, 2014, Oregonians seeking coverage will be using the federal HealthCare.gov website instead of a state-specific website.

December 22, 2014 | Story

The November 2014 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry included two articles relating to supported employment. The opening editorial by Emory University professor Benjamin G.

December 22, 2014 | Story

The National Council on Disability has released its 2014 edition of National Disability Policy: A Progress Report. This annual report provides an overview of the progress t

December 22, 2014 | Story

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) collects statistics related to people with disabilities.

December 22, 2014 | Story

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed several lawsuits challenging employee “wellness programs” that have the effect of discriminating against workers with disabilities.

December 22, 2014 | Story

New Department of Labor regulations affecting pay of in-home workers for people with disabilities will come into effect on January 1, 2015.

December 22, 2014 | Story

Earlier this month, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released its report on the status of federal disability em

December 22, 2014 | Story

On December 16, 2014 the United States Senate passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 (ABLE Act) with a bipartisan vote of 76 to 16. The House of Representatives passed the legislation on December 3 by a vote of 404 to 17.

December 22, 2014 | Story

Tina Lentz is the Executive Administrator of the Advocacy and Empowerment division, serving Louisville Metro Government’s Departmen