Disability Issues

New Guide Helps in Navigating the Section 8 Maze

One of the greatest challenges for many individuals with disabilities is finding a safe, clean, and affordable place to live.  A new guide can help applicants and their advocates understand the complicated "Section 8" housing program.  ...


How to Prepare for Your First IEP Meeting

Many parents feel intimidated at the thought of attending their child’s first Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting, but with adequate preparation it can be an informative, successful and (relatively) stress-free experience.


Legislation Attempts to Strengthen Mental Health System

Senators Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) recently introduced legislation that would fund pilot programs for treating mental illness, encourage collaboration between federal agencies dealing with mental health issues and strengthen enforcement of mental health parity rules. ...