Disability News

From an in-depth look at the DSP budget crisis to the rise in autism diagnoses, here’s a collection of additional stories from around the web for the week ending Saturday, March 25, 2023.

An informative look at how Gov. Hochul’s budget would affect direct support professionals and home care workers: ‘We don’t get enough to survive:’ Care workers seek better pay (Times Union)

Hey, Gov. Hochul, pay attention: NJ plans $165M boost to staffing at group homes, day programs for people with disabilities (northjersey.com)

Autism Now Affects 1 In 36 Kids, CDC Says (Disabilityscoop.com)

A look at the cuts affecting special education found in the House Republican leaders’ slash-and-burn preview: Numbers: What potential budget cuts to Ed Dept would look like (Highereddive.com)

Disneyland Rebuilds Mickey’s Toontown From The Ground Up For Kids Of All Abilities (Disabilityscoop.com)

Horrible news from New Mexico: ‘Shocking and intolerable’: In wake of client injury, state to do wellness checks within DD program (ABQjournal.com)

‘Hire Disabled Writers, Not Just a Disability Consultant,’ Demands Letter From Dozens of Creators (Variety.com)

An interesting read from Australia: Inclusion means everyone: 5 disability attitude shifts to end violence, abuse and neglect (theconversation.com)

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