AUCD Policy Talk

Writing by both established and emerging leaders in the AUCD network and disability community about the complexities of disability policy


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  • Stop Discrimination in Organ Transplantation Against People with Disabilities.

    February 19, 2021 by

    View a new resource from the Center For Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities: Organ Transplant Protections for People with Disabilities in States and Territories. The discrimination continues despite laws and policies designed to prevent it. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act apply throughout the organ transplantation… Read more

  • A Path toward Real Jobs for Real Pay

    February 4, 2021 by

    When Nicole LeBlanc got a job at an ice rink in Vermont, she was surprised by how different the work experience was from her segregated work placements set up by vocational rehabilitation (VR). At the ice rink, she earned about $3 an hour more and worked for the first time alongside peers without disabilities. LeBlanc, who… Read more

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