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Disability Tax (#DisabilityTax) (#NoDisabilityTax)

The extra financial costs that people with disabilities incur because of our society’s construction of disability (see also social model of disability). Our objective is to eliminate these financial penalties through changes to policies. These costs include: Asset limits for disabled individuals to qualify for disability services and benefits. Income limits for disabled individuals to…

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508

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act was enacted to eliminate barriers in information technology, to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities, and to encourage development of technologies that will help achieve these goals. Under Section 508 (29 U.S.C. ยง 794d), Federal Agencies must give disabled employees and members of the public access to…