White House Declares May 2016 Mental Health Awareness Month
In an April 28th Presidential Proclamation, President Barak Obama declared that May 2016 would be National Mental Health Awareness Month. Read the proclamation.
BarBri ADA Lawsuit
Three law students recently brought suit against the bar exam test prep company, claiming that its online materials are not fully accessible as required by the ADA. Read the story at the ABA Journal.
ABA backs proposal to eliminate questions about mental health history
ABA President Paulette Brown said in a letter (PDF) that questions about mental health history discriminate against people with disabilities and are likely to deter individuals from seeking mental health treatment.
The story can be read in the ABA Journal.
Congratulations are in order!
Congratulations to the dozen attorneys from the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Bar Association who were recently admitted to the Supreme Court bar in a historic ceremony . The story, including a quote from NAAD member Anat Maytal, can be found here.