Disability Vote

Wednesday, August 12, 2015Rooted in Rights new original video, Disability Vote, informs voters with disabilities of their rights, and encourages people with disabilities to vote. On this page you'll find links and resources for voters with disabilities, and state-specific voting information in the partnering states. It's time for people with disabilities to be fully included in the democratic process, and we need your help to disseminate the message. Please share this new video.

Court finds that lawsuit against NC driver license system can move forward

Thursday, September 11, 2014
North Carolina ADA case against DMV goes ahead
A federal court judge refused the state of North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicle’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that the state’s drivers license registration system violates with the Americans with…

Advocacy groups call for changes to federal autism initiative

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Combating Autism Act Reauthorization
A coalition of disability advocacy groups is pushing for major changes to the Combating Autism Act, which is up for reauthorization this year. The CAA, passed in 2006 and last reauthorized in 2011, has designated…

FDA panel recommends banning “shock therapy” devices

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
FDA weighs in on shock therapy
The Canton, Massachusetts-based Judge Rotenberg Center may soon be prohibited by federal law from practicing its long controversial “skin-shock therapy.” On April 24, the Food and Drug Administration’s Medical Device Advisory Committee voted to…

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