President-elect Joe Biden has made more promises to the disability community than perhaps any incoming president in U.S. history, raising the hopes of advocates.
The IRS has released final regulations on tax-free savings accounts that allow people with disabilities to pay for disability-related expenses without jeopardizing government benefits.
As we move closer to the approval of one or more COVID-19 vaccines, questions continue about whether the vaccines will be allocated in a way that does not discriminate against people with disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued regulations clarifying that people who have to take time off work to care for family members with disabilities may be eligible for the new paid sick leave protections enacted by Congress.
As hospitals around the country brace for an expected surge of COVID-19 patients, the federal government has responded to fears that health care providers will begin rationing treatment and discriminate against people with disabilities.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act contains little relief specifically for people with disabilities, and one provision in the bill could actually compromise the rights of special education students during the pandemic.