There’s no place like home – if you can afford it.

May 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Blog, Featured Home Page Post

Affordable housing crisis hits people with disabilities especially hard. A new report, “Priced Out in 2012″ shows just how inadequate Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, is to help people meet this basic human need.

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A Legacy of Making Work Work

April 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Blog, Featured Home Page Post

The disability policy and advocacy community lost a key champion this week with the passing of Allen Jensen. Allen’s rich body of work improved the lives and work ability for millions of Americans across the country. Always proud of his Iowa heritage and Midwestern work ethic, Allen was quick to charm, and even quicker at [...]

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We take exception; it’s not the rule

July 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Blog, Featured Home Page Post

Open letter to The New York Times submitted last week: The premise of Frank Bruni’s Individualism in Overdrive (July 17, Op-Ed) might be accurate, but his example of Social Security beneficiaries “bilking the government” is way off the mark.  Disability requirements are stringent – most people are denied – and many eligible people must go [...]

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