Year in Review: Disability News in 2018



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  1. Feds: Students With Disabilities Illegally Denied Special Education. (2018, July 24). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/01/11/feds-denied-special-education/24579/
  2. Government Watchdog Warns Of Group Home Dangers. (2018, January 18). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/01/18/government-group-home-dangers/24603/
  3. Delta introduces enhanced requirements for customers traveling with service or support animals effective March 1. (n.d.). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://news.delta.com/delta-introduces-enhanced-requirements-customers-traveling-service-or-support-animals-effective
  4. Trump Signs Family Caregivers Act. (2018, January 25). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/01/25/trump-signs-family-caregivers-act/24633/
  5. We update our policy around emotional support animals. (2018, June 09). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://hub.united.com/united-emotional-suppport-animal-policy-2530539164.html
  6. School District Ordered To Reimburse Family For Private Placement. (2018, February 13). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/02/13/school-district-ordered-private/24716/
  7. Lawmakers Band Together To Defend ADA. (2018, April 04). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/04/04/lawmakers-band-defend-ada/24937/
  8. Lawmakers Seek Reparations For People Sterilized. (2018, April 24). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/04/24/lawmakers-reparations-sterilized/25012/
  9. Concerns Raised As Disability Panels Fail To Meet Under Trump. (2018, March 15). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/03/15/concerns-panels-fail-meet-trump/24857/
  10. New Rules Let Ed Department Ignore Disability-Related Complaints. (2018, May 31). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/04/02/new-ignore-disability-complaints/24924/
  11. S.F. City Attorney’s Press Office. (2018, April 05). Herrera sues Sessions to restore civil rights protections for the poor, people of color and people with disabilities. Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.sfcityattorney.org/2018/04/05/herrera-sues-sessions-restore-civil-rights-protections-poor-people-color-people-disabilities/
  12. Will The FDA Ban Shock Devices Used On Those With Special Needs? (2018, April 16). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/04/16/will-fda-ban-shock-devices/24980/
  13. Trump Signs Bill Adding Protections For Social Security, SSI Recipients. (2018, October 11). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/04/17/trump-protections-social-security/24983/
  14. Lawmakers Weigh Tighter Leash On Animals In Flight. (2018, May 16). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/05/16/lawmakers-animals-flight/25096/
  15. Beaudet, M. (2018, June 28). Judge sides with school that uses electric shocks on its students. Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.wcvb.com/article/judge-sides-with-school-that-uses-electric-shocks-on-its-students/21971406
  16. Judge Allows Electric Shocks On Those With Disabilities To Continue. (2018, July 10). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/07/10/judge-electric-shocks-continue/25265/
  17. ABLE Programs In Jeopardy, Disability Advocates Warn. (2018, June 28). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/06/28/able-jeopardy-advocates-warn/25251/
  18. Trump Administration Delays Special Ed Rule. (2018, July 10). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/07/10/trump-delays-special-ed-rule/25267/
  19. Ed Department Sued Over Delay Of Special Education Rule. (2018, July 13). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/07/13/ed-department-sued-sped-rule/25280/
  20. Feds Mull Changes To Disability Employment Rules. (2018, July 23). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/07/23/feds-changes-employment-rules/25306/
  21. 2018 Determination Letters on State Implementation of IDEA[PDF]. (2018, July 24). U.S. Department of Education.
  22. Federal Disability Policy Office Proposed. (2018, July 31). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/07/31/federal-disability-policy-proposed/25336/
  23. Incentives Floated For Treating People With Developmental Disabilities. (2018, August 13). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/08/13/incentives-floated-disabilities/25360/
  24. Test-Maker Sued Over Divulging Students’ Disabilities. (2018, August 27). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/08/27/test-maker-sued-divulging/25413/
  25. Speech Professionals Denounce Controversial Communication Methods. (2018, August 15). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/08/15/speech-denounce-communication/25372/
  26. Kavanaugh Letter 2018[PDF]. (2018, August 20). https://www.aucd.org/docs/policy/kavanaugh_letter_2018_0820_full_senate.pdf
  27. World’s Greatest Places: Morgan’s Inspiration Island. (n.d.). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from http://time.com/collection/worlds-greatest-places-2018/5366674/morgans-inspiration-island-san-antonio-texas/
  28. HUD Announces Section 811 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program Awards. (n.d.). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://acl.gov/news-and-events/announcements/hud-announces-section-811-mainstream-housing-choice-voucher-program
  29. Air Travelers With Disabilities To Get ‘Bill Of Rights’. (2018, October 09). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/10/09/air-travelers-bill-rights/25598/
  30. Federal Proposal Would Limit Immigrants With Disabilities. (2018, September 25). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/09/25/federal-limit-immigrants/25540/
  31. Mizner, S. (2018, November 02). Children Cruelly Handcuffed Win Big Settlement Against the Police in Kentucky. Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.aclu.org/blog/disability-rights/disability-rights-and-education/children-cruelly-handcuffed-win-big
  32. Lawmakers Revive Plan To Curb Restraint, Seclusion In Schools. (2018, November 15). Retrieved November 30, 2018, from https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/11/15/lawmakers-curb-restraint-seclusion/25733/

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