COVID-19

Mask Wearing for the Safety of Students with Disabilities

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As Tennessee children return to school amidst a surge in Covid-19 cases it is important to consider how to best protect them, particularly those who are the most vulnerable because of disability or health condition. This a topic that is complicated but one thing is clear: empirical evidence shows that there are strategies to mitigate the danger of contracting Covid-19.

Veterans, Low Income Seniors & People with Disabilities Need Stimulus Checks Too

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April 16th Update: Advocacy works! Because of you our veterans, low-income seniors & Americans with disabilities on SSI will receive automatic stimulus payments without being asked to jump through any new hoops ​

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the ‘‘CARES Act” is designed to help our nation during the COVID-19 crisis. As many of you may know, the CARES Act includes funding for direct stimulus payments to qualifying Americans.