How a Nursing Scarcity Impacts Households With Disabled Kids

Many had placed their hopes on the Biden government’s infrastructure plan, which would allocate $ 400 billion to improve home and community care. But with the President and Republicans arguing over the scope and scope of the proposal, it is unclear whether that part will survive. Parents, meanwhile, are increasingly carrying an inexorable burden alone. … Read more

Edith Prentiss, Fierce Voice for New York’s Disabled, Dies at 69

Edith Prentiss, Fierce Voice for New York’s Disabled, Dies at 69

Edith Prentiss, a fiery disability attorney who struggled to make the city she loved more navigable for all, died on March 16 at her home in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. She was 69 years old. The cause was cardiac arrest, said her brother Andrew Prentiss. In 2004, the city’s taxi fleet had only … Read more