Bi-partisan Bill to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care

Bi-partisan Bill to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care

On July 10, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) reintroduced the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), a bill that seeks to increase, improve and sustain the palliative care and hospice workforce. The...
ASAN Publishes Community Living Summit Resources

ASAN Publishes Community Living Summit Resources

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) held a self-advocate summit in May 2019. Self-advocates discussed community living, what types of supports are needed, what self-determination and community inclusion means and marginalizing experiences, among other things....
Connecticut Passes Generous Family Paid Leave Law

Connecticut Passes Generous Family Paid Leave Law

On June 3, 2019, the Huffington post reported that the Connecticut state legislature recently passed the most generous paid family leave legislation in the nation. Governor Ned Lamont has stated he would sign the bill. These are some of the features of the bill:...