Disability Law & Policy e-Newsletter
Disability Law & Policy e-Newsletter is a free, biweekly publication summarizing current information about disability law and policy. The newsletter aims to inform disability advocates, scholars, and service providers of the most current issues in disability law, policy, research, best practices, and breaking news, which includes the following topics:
- Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Sections 504 & 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, and state civil rights law
- Education: Special Education & Youth Transition to Successful Post-Secondary Outcomes
- Technology: Assistive Technology & Information Technology.
- Heathcare / Benefits: Social Security Income / Social Security Disability Income / Medicaid & Medicare
- Workforce: Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act (TWWIIA), & Vocational Rehabilitation
- Independence: News for and about the Independent Living Movement
- International: News for and about the disability topics outside the U.S.
- Editor-in-Chief - David Klein, Ph.D.
- Executive Editor - William N. Myhill, M.Ed., J.D.
- Senior Articles Editor - Kelly J. Bunch, J.D.
- Managing Editor - Deepti Samant, M.S.
- Article Editors - Jason Mintz, J.D. (Technology & Telecommunications) and Alexis R. Long, B.A. (Education)
- Associate Editors - Brandon Sawyer, Hannah Pooley, Jonathan Schnader, Dana Mele, Tovah Miller, Nicole Loring, and Stephanie Herring
The Disability Law & Policy e-Newsletter is a collaborative production of the Law, Health Policy & Disability Center at the University of Iowa College of Law, and the Burton Blatt Institute: Centers of Innovation on Disability at Syracuse University.
The Disability Law & Policy e-Newsletter is funded, in part, by grants from the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) for (i) “Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Workforce Investment and Employment Policy for Persons with Disabilities,” Grant No. H133B980042-99; (ii) “IT Works,” Grant No. H133A011803; (iii) “Demand Side Employment Placement Models,” Grant No. H133A060033; (iv) “Technology for Independence: A Community-Based Resource Center,” Grant No. H133A021801; and (v) “Southeast Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center,” Grant No. H133A060094.