Are Disabilities A Priority To Politicians?

We are drawing closer and closer to the 2016 presidential elections, and as we get closer to November more people are asking more precise questions about the issues they care about. For people with disabilities these issues can be even more important to their lives than other Americans realize. It’s the reason that many people were offended when Donald Trump seemingly mocked a disabled reporter, and it was the reason that disability advocates rallied when Hillary Clinton didn’t answer questions about her disability policies. Are Disabilities A Priority To Politicians? The Disability Integration Act (DIA) is a new bill building steam in Washington DC. It is built on trying to keep people with disabilities in their homes and out of nursing homes, and the DIA has the support of many advocacy groups. It is being hailed as the next step in bringing truly equal opportunities to those living with a…
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