Resources

  • General

    American Health Care Act Sanctions Discrimination Against People with Disabilities

    May 4, 2017

    WASHINGTON – Statement by NDRN Executive Director Curt Decker on the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA): “For more than 40 years people with disabilities have been fighting for integration in society. There have been positive steps forward like the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Olmstead decision,…

    Press Release
  • ADA & Civil Rights

    The Leadership Conference Opposes The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017

    April 27, 2017

    The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States, sent a letter to the hill in opposition to the ADA Education and Reform Act of…

    Letter
  • ADA & Civil Rights

    ADA Reform Bill Opposed by Hundreds of Disability, Civil and Human Rights Orgs

    April 10, 2017

    More than 200 disability, civil, human rights and faith based organizations wrote to Congress in opposition of the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 620).

    Statement
  • Employment

    NDRN Joins Amicus in Employment Case

    April 5, 2017

    NDRN joined the National Employment Lawyers Association in an amicus supporting leave for cancer treatment as a reasonable accommodation even when the extent and duration of leave was uncertain.

    Amicus Brief
  • Education

    Unanimous Supreme Court Supports High Expectations for Students with Disabilities

    March 22, 2017

    WASHINGTON - On March 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favour of a student with a disability in, Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1. The court held that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires more than barely trivial educational progress (referred…

    Press Release