Today we’ve got a couple of links for you on this emerging topic. First, an article on a lawsuit filed challenging new legislation that would impose work requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries:
Lawsuit seeks to stop Medicaid work requirements
Also, for those interested in reading the complaint in this lawsuit itself, we’ve also got that link for you:
Southern Poverty Law Center complaint
(thanks to Terisa Page Gault and Marcia Ohlemiller for the info in this post)
Unless you live it, or deal with it on a professional level, it may not be obvious how many seemingly small factors combine to impact the turnout of voters with disabilities. See today’s article for more:
Why Is Disabled Voter Turnout on the Decline?
(thanks again to Executive Committee member Terisa Page Gault for the tip)
For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, or those looking for a good layman’s explanation you can share with clients or the public, this recent article on ABLE accounts is worth a read.
Families can pool resources for disabled in ABLE accounts
(hat tip to Executive Committee member Terisa Page Gault for the link!)
Following up on the article we linked to last week, here is another interesting piece, courtesy of Bill Spiry again, discussing career opportunities as an “Accessibility Specialist.”
So You Want to Become an Accessibility Specialist?
As we all know, Access to Justice (ATJ) is a big area of focus for the OSB, and particularly for us in the the Disability Section. Restricted access to digital and online resources can be an ATJ problem for our clients, of course, but it can also be a problem for the members of the bar.
The link below is to an excellent interview article discussing this issue with a young lawyer who is himself blind, and dealing with these issues firsthand.
(hat tip to Executive Committee member Bill Spiry for pointing us all in the direction of this article!)