Frequently asked questions. What is Olmstead? Olmstead is a 1999 US Supreme Court decision that says it is unlawful to make people with disabilities live in facilities. Olmstead says that you […]
A new law called the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires that Vocational Rehabilitation Services provide pre-employment transition services to all students with disabilities. These services prepare students with disabilities for college and employment. They include: […]
What is FERPA? FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) is a federal law that gives parents and guardians the right to their children’s education records and the right to […]
What is Paratransit? Paratransit is public transportation for people who cannot ride the bus, train, or other publicly available modes of transportation because of their disability. If your city or […]
What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights act that provides protections to individuals with disabilities. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in […]
Employment and disability The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects the employment rights of people with disabilities who work for employers with more than 15 employees. A disability is a physical […]
Changes are coming to NC Medicaid. Visit this FAQ to get answers to your questions.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) enacted a nationwide halt on evictions for nonpayment of rent through March 31, 2021. This is called the CDC eviction moratorium.