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Proposed Legislation Would Establish the First Federal Program to Address Vision Care and Eye Health for the Nation’s Children: Early Detection of Visual Impairment in Children Act of 2024 (EDVI)

by Amy Gendreau, RDPFS Intern Significant disparities exist in children’s vision and eye health outcomes and access to eye care across the United States.

Every Vote Counts: Accessibility in the November 2023 Elections

by B. E. Lewis, RDPFS Intern: Surveys from the 2020 Presidential election showed improvements for voters with disabilities. According to the 2020 Election Disability

Reintroduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Educational Opportunities for Children with Communications Disabilities

by B. E. Lewis, RDPFS Intern: Legislation framed to strengthen the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act,