Skip to content

Posts for Category: Government Relations

Get the latest news and read stories from across the country.

Welcome to our blog, where you can stay up to date with all the latest Pharmacy Alternatives news.

Law Improving Disaster Planning For Those With Disabilities

The federal government will be required to do more to consider the needs of people with disabilities when hurricanes, fires and... Read more »

Caregiver Roommates Offer Housing Alternative For Adults with Disabilities

In a growing trend toward inclusion, young adults with disabilities now have more opportunities than ever to live with typically-developing peers... Read more »

Waiting Lists For Medicaid Up, Competitive Employment Down

Wide geographical disparities exist when it comes to opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live and work in... Read more »

Feds Clarify What Qualifies As “Community Based”

Federal officials have issued long-awaited guidance to help states determine what living arrangements for people with disabilities are considered community-based rather... Read more »

Inclusion Increasingly The Norm For Students With Disabilities

More students with disabilities are being educated alongside their typically-developing peers, according to new federal data.  Nearly 95 percent of kids... Read more »

Renewed Push to Extend Program That Helps People Leave Institutions

Lawmakers are pressing ahead with efforts to renew a federal program that helps people with disabilities move from institutions to community-based... Read more »

School Day Shortened For Hundreds With Disabilities, Suit Claims

The parents of children with autism and other developmental disabilities are suing the state of Oregon over claims that the children... Read more »

Lawmakers Revive Plan to Curb Restraint, Seclusion in Schools

Democrats in Congress introduced a bill known as the Keeping All Students Safe Act last month. The measure would bar seclusion... Read more »

Future Uncertain As Money To Move People Out of Institutions Runs Dry

With time and money quickly running out, advocates are pushing for passage of a bill that would extend a federal program that... Read more »

States Cite Hurdles To Providing Community Based Services

States are facing challenges meeting their obligations to provide home and community-based services to people with developmental disabilities and other groups,... Read more »