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May 2021 Message from President Barbara Salisbury

We are celebrating ACBI’s Fiftieth anniversary! We are planning a picnic, hosted by ACBI, at Brown County State park on Sat., Aug. 21st. Picnic to officially begin at 12:00 noon! We know that some of you may want to make this a little vacation weekend, so our planning committee has blocked off 10 rooms, but important! You need to make your reservations very soon! July is the cutoff date, but…

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Parents With Disabilities Signed Into Law By Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb SB259

Indiana now has SB_0259, a bill protecting the right of persons with disabilities to parent. parents, including potential and active foster parents and those designated to serve as guardians, are not to be disqualified on account of disability. The law also states that “a court … shall take into consideration the provision of reasonable accommodations to the individual as provided under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ……

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Bedford woman joins fight for better voting access

by Derrek Tipton — Bedford Times-Mail A Bedford woman is part of a fight to help make voting accessibility easier for blind and visually impaired Hoosiers. In Early December, a complaint was filed against the Indiana Election Commission, members of the election commission and Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson. The lawsuit was filed by American Council of the Blind of Indiana, Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services Commission and individuals…

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