Updates From Our Blog

  • Blog with us!

    The National Center for Disability, Equity, and Intersectionality invites you to blog (or vlog) with us! Accessibility We are committed to accessibility. Please use alt-text and captions for images. Do your best to write in plain-language. We will only post …Read More »
  • ADA Supreme Court Case Update: Acheson v. Laufer

    December 2023 Update on ADA Supreme Court Case: The Supreme Court of the United States ruled the Acheson v. Laufer case moot. This case was in regards to the standing of ADA Testers. Below you will find a plain language …Read More »
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Adds American Sign Language

    By Tracy Waller, Esq., MPH On September 8, 2023, the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, added nationwide American Sign Language (ASL) services in an effort to make suicide prevention more accessible. In 2020, as directed by Congress through the enacted budget …Read More »
  • Disability Activists Closely Watch SCOTUS Case

    Disability Law Spotlight: SCOTUS is expected to hear Acheson v. Laufer on October 4, 2023. Disability rights activists are watching this case closely, as it it may drastically reduce the ability of marginalized communities (including people with disabilities, people of …Read More »
  • Intersectionality 2.0: Growing in Our Thinking and Philosophy of Care

    by Amber Davis, PhD, MSW, LCSW-CResearch Associate, Johns Hopkins University Disability Research Centeradavi212@jhu.edu As an intersectional researcher I am committed to understanding the ways that intersectionality shows up and causes challenges for neurodiverse Black/African Americans and their families,[1] with an …Read More »
  • Lawyers, Mental Health, and the Character and Fitness Investigation

    by Jamie Polinsky Every October students across the United States wait with bated breath for their bar exam results to be posted. After studying for the LSAT, three years of law school, and even more time spent for the bar …Read More »