Category Archives: ADAPT

Disability Activists Hold Nationwide Protests of Proposed Medicaid Cuts

ADAPT’s June 22nd protest in Washington, D.C. brought unprecedented public attention to disabled people’s profound fears about the very real and personal consequences of proposed cuts to Medicaid. It’s not an exaggeration to say that lives and liberty are at stake. Rachel Maddow’s coverage on MSNBC was especially detailed in painting a clear picture of … Continue reading Disability Activists Hold Nationwide Protests of Proposed Medicaid Cuts

NDY Release: Disability Advocates Protest American Health Care Act

[Note: This is NDY’s version of ADAPT’s Press Release, slightly revised to include a quote from Anita Cameron, who joined other disability activists for these protests.] Contacts: Bruce Darling: (585) 370-6690 Anita Cameron (720) 413-9064 Disability Advocates Protest Senate Leader Over Cuts to Medicaid for Millions of Elderly and Disabled Americans (June 22, 2017, Washington D.C.) Today, … Continue reading NDY Release: Disability Advocates Protest American Health Care Act

ADAPT’s Powerful Statement in Response to US House Passage of “Healthcare” Law

[Editor’s note: After an all-day online conference related to brain injury healthcare, I learned the horrible and life threatening news of House passage of the new “healthcare” law, which is really the old law of no protection for all of us with pre-existing conditions, and those of us who need home and community based long … Continue reading ADAPT’s Powerful Statement in Response to US House Passage of “Healthcare” Law

Two Disability Statements Issued After the Election of President-Elect Trump

[Editor’s Note: Not Dead Yet is one of 15 national disability organizations on the Steering Committee of the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA). NDLA’s statement below reflects our solidarity and commitment to the broad diversity in the disability community. ADAPT is another member of the NDLA Steering Committee, and issued an Open Letter to President-Elect … Continue reading Two Disability Statements Issued After the Election of President-Elect Trump

Colorado NDY and ADAPT Engage in Funeral March to Protest Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure

[Press Release issued the morning of August 8, 2016 below, and coverage here: Disability rights activists protest against aid-in-dying measure.] Disability Activists from Not Dead Yet and ADAPT Engage in Funeral March to Protest Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure Denver – Disability rights activists from ADAPT and Not Dead Yet will hold a funeral march from the … Continue reading Colorado NDY and ADAPT Engage in Funeral March to Protest Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure