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The American with Disabillities Act (ADA) and mixed signals

Monday, July 26, 2010

On this 20th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), there were numerous articles in the mainstream press about how far we've come in, among other things, making the country an easier place to navigate for people in wheelchairs.

Back in the spotlight: 'In-the-home' restriction

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., introduced a bill this month that would eliminate the “in-the-home” restriction for mobility devices for individuals with expected long-term needs. The Medicare Independent Living Act of 2009, H.R. 3184, has 12 co-sponsors.