Long Waits And Long Odds For Those Who Need Social Security Disability

Kaiser Health News, June 15, 2017
by Alex Smith, KCUR

[...] In the U.S., fewer than half of people who apply for disability benefits — about 45 perc...

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Walmart Is Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days

New York Times, June 1, 2017
by Rachel Abrams

A report released Thursday by a workers’ advocacy group says Walmart, the nation’s...

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VA plans mental care for discharged vets, but at what cost?

STAT, May 24, 2017
by Associated Press

[...] It was one of several gaps in the VA’s proposed budget that Shulkin acknowledged&nb...

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CMS Gives States Until 2022 To Meet Medicaid Standards Of Care

Kaiser Health News, May 11, 2017
by Phil Galewitz

The Trump administration has given states three extra years to carry out plans for helping...

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Football Players Health Study at Harvard University

Friday, June 03, 2016 3:45 - 4:45 PM
Boston University School of Law, Room 103
765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA

>Part of the 39th Annual ASLME Health Law Professors Conference. In order to attend this panel,... Read More

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

U.S. Department of Justice

Federal government website regarding the protections provided by, implementation of, and enforc...

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Disability Rights Section

Department of Justice

The Disability Rights Section works to achieve equal opportunity for people with disabilities i...

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Disability Discrimination

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EEOC site outlining the different types of disability discrimination.

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U.S. Government

Federal government website for information on disability programs and services nationwide.

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Disability and Health

World Health Organization

Fact sheet providing key facts about disability and barriers to healthcare.

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

United Nations

A U.N. convention to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human righ...

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Benefits for People with Disabilities

Social Security

Describes the various federal assistance programs for people with disabilities.

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National Council on Disability

Website for the National Council on Disability, an independent federal agency focused on disabi...

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White House

Outlines the Obama Administration’s efforts to strengthen protections against disability-based...

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Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD)

Harvard Law School

The central mission of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD) is to support the im...

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Health Law as Disability Rights Law

Minnesota Law Review, 2013
by Jessica R. Roberts

Law review article explaining that people with disabilities have so far enjoyed two distinct, m...

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“Through Deaf Eyes”: a Film Screening and Discussion

Friday, February 05, 2010
Lectures and Panels

The Petrie-Flom Center partnered with the Harvard Law School Project on Disability to screen se...

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