APSE Joins Other Leading Organizations for Reform of AbilityOne Program
September 15, 2015
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Seven leading organizations comprised of Americans with disabilities announced today that they are calling for reform of the AbilityOne Program and set forth seven principles for overhaul of the program, which affects hundreds of thousands of American workers with disabilities. The announcement was made by the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), TASH, the National Council for Independent Living (NCIL), the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN), the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), and the United Spinal Association.
Read the seven principles for reform put forward by the organizations and the full story here.