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Check out our new podcast! This month, our Executive Director Bob talks about supported employment and Lane vs. Kitzhaber. ...more

DRO, Oregon Law Center, JOIN and other community partners partnered to prevent 1000 people from losing their Social Security benefits by filing a lawsuit after the Social Security Administration shut down Safety Net payee services. A U.S. District Court judge has awarded attorney fees to the plaintiffs. ...more

This NPR talk show sets out the national debate on mental health. It includes sponsors of a House bill that would make it easier to force involuntary mental health treatment, and The National Disability Rights Network's Curt Decker. ...more

We now have Easy Voters' Guides and an audio Voters' Guide available on our website, for the May 20 Primary Election. ...more

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The Closed Digital Door: State Public Benefits Agencies’ Failure to Make Websites Accessible to People with Disabilities and Usable for Everyone

A report on the public benefits agency accessibility and usability research project of the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ). NCLEJ arranged for a team of law students from the Northeastern University School of Law’s Legal Skills in a Social Context course to test the accessibility and usability of public benefits agency web sites in California, Florida, Michigan, New York, and Texas.

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