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Amtrak Begins Compensating People with Disabilities Facing Barriers at Stations

Amtrak Begins Compensating People with Disabilities Facing Barriers at Stations – NDRN WASHINGTON, DC – People with mobility disabilities who encountered inaccessible Amtrak stations can begin submitting claims for monetary compensation. Claims must be submitted by May 29, 2021.  Amtrak created the compensation fund as part of a settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) which found the railroad

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National Resources

Please click below for resources and information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) World Health Organization (WHO) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Healthcare Providers US Department of Education: Fact sheet addressing the risk of COVID-19 in schools while

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Federal Disabilities Partners Demand Access to Health Care for People with Disabilities

On Wednesday, Disability Rights Rhode Island issued a letter to Governor Gina Raimondo requesting an Executive Order to uphold healthcare rights for people with disabilities. An Executive Order would enforce the RI Department of Health policy allowing individuals with disabilities to have an essential support person accompany them in the

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