COVID-19 Medicaid Policy Recommendations

In partnership with Alabama Arise, Accessible Alabama is a contributing author and principal signatory of statewide Medicaid policy recommendations for individuals with disabilities and other special health care needs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with many other Alabama organizations, Alabama Arise and Accessible Alabama addresses the letter to Governor Kay Ivey and Alabama 

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A Milestone for Community Living: Reflecting on 19 Years of Olmstead

Today we celebrate the anniversary of an important milestone – the Supreme Court’s ruling in Olmstead v L.C. that people with disabilities cannot be unnecessarily segregated into institutions (like nursing homes and other facilities) and must receive services in the most integrated setting possible.

Design for Everybody

Simple approaches — and thinking holistically — can make for a more accessible built environment.  Click here to read more.

2015 Alabama Assistive Technology Expo & Conference (ALATEC 2015)

Auburn University will be hosting the Alabama Assistive Technology Expo and Conference (ALATEC) on October 20 & 21, 2015. Here is the information about the Technology Expo & Conference (ALATEC). The conference program will provide an opportunity to see the latest in assistive technologies, practices and services for persons with disabilities that will increase the 

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2015 APSE National Conference

Employment First: A Declaration for Independence – Philadelphia, PA – 6/23/15 – 6/25/15 View our Presentation HERE. Conference Information HERE.

Special Needs Expo

Sponsored by Birmingham United Cerebral Palsy, the Special Needs Expo will be held on 3/14/15. Please check back later for more information.