Commentary: Disabled voters figure to loom large in 2020

The Disabilities Law Program (DLP) of Community Legal Aid Society Inc. (CLASI) is promoting a national effort to make the disability vote more influential. This effort, known as the REV UP Campaign, has designated July 15-19, 2019 as National Disability Voter Registration Week. In 2020, approximately 23% of the American electorate — over 35 million […]

Speak Out: Delaware’s disabled

Readers responded to a recent commentary headlined “Delaware needs to keep its promise to disabled adults” Jacque Lukaszewicz of Townsend wrote “We were hopeful last year when every legislator and the governor enthusiastically supported the McNesby Act, promising full funding for our children’s care. But because the actual dollars weren’t part of the McNesby Act, […]

Commentary: Delaware needs to keep its promise to disabled adults

When your child is born with a significant disability, you have no choice but to become a lifelong advocate, especially after your child turns 21 years old. For me, this has meant advocating for the services that my adult sons with autism need as I have watched the staff turnover increase rapidly in recent years […]