Logo of the Community Living Policy Center:  The Center's name in green and blue text on a black background, which forms a thought bubble in the shape of a house.

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research has awarded an additional five years of funding to continue the work of the Community Living Policy Center.  The CLPC home base will be moving to Brandeis University, to be housed under the auspices of the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, part of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management. ...

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White text on a tan background:  Opinon | Disability | Automakers Must Deliver on the Promise of Self-Driving Car Technology

CLPC Policy Director Henry Claypool pens an opinion piece in The New York Times urging the auto industry to make autonomous vehicles that are able to accommodate both people with and without disabilities. Currently, many people with disabilities have to pay for costly customization...

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A pie chart with five colored slices of pie, divided vertically approximately in the middle.  The left half of the pie is labeled "In labor force (with or without disability)"; it has two slices, one labeled "Employed 41.2%" and the other "Looking for work 11.2%."   The right half is labeled "Not in labor force"; three slices of pie are labeled "Exempted due to disability 27.7%," "Caring for family, attending school, already in work program 14.1%," and "No identified community engagement 5.9%"

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently issued guidance that would allow states to use 1115 Waivers to add “work and community engagement” requirements for working-age Medicaid beneficiaries.  A new CLPC report examines the extent to which disability affects working-age...

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