Olmstead / ADA

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Service Animals and Housing

Advocate In Your Community Issue: Joe and Mary live in Harmony Gardens, a 15 unit apartment complex.  Joe, who is Deaf, just took possession of a hearing dog,...

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Accessibility In Stores

Advocate In Your Community Issue: The holidays are here, and you decide to go on a shopping trip with your friend who uses a wheelchair. When you get to your favorite...

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The Failure of the Disability Service System to Provide Quality Work

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Landmark summary judgment from EEOC case in Iowa

                                          INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED WORKERS AWARDED $1.3M FOR PAY DISCRIMINATION BY HENRY’S TURKEY SERVICE...

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On Anniversary of Olmstead, Obama Administration Reaffirms Commitment to Assist Americans with Disabilities

The following Press Release comes from the desk of Sharon Lewis, Commissioner of the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Friday, June 22,...

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Justice Department Makes the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design Available to Online Viewers Nationwide

  WASHINGTON – The Justice Department today made available online the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards or Standards). These standards...

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Northern District Decision: Threat of Institutionalization Sufficient for ADA Claims

  In a lawsuit challenging the reduction of Medicaid funded in-home private duty skilled nursing services, a district court held on September 27, 2011 that...

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Georgia Senate Bill 507

  In the 2008 legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed Senate Bill 507, a bill that is certain to impact the provision of services to Medicaid-eligible...

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July 26, 2010 marked the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act into law.

  Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama commemorated Monday’s 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by signing an executive...

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The Legal Argument Against Paying People with Disabilities Subminimum Wages

  More than 20 years after the United States Congress adopted the Americans with Disabilities Act, intending to eliminate discrimination against people with...