June 2020

Top 5 Questions About Reopening School During COVID-19

Please refer to these handouts for this week’s Special Education Session #3: Top 5 Questions About Reopening School During COVID-19 English Spanish   If you were not able to join us for last week’s webinar, you can access a recording of the session here (link). You can also access a transcript of the webinar here (link). You can also access the PowerPoint presentations and […]
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Crisis Standards of Care Must be Revised for At-Risk Populations during COVID-19 Crisis

The Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL), along with The Arc of Arizona, Arizona Association of Providers for People with Disabilities, Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, ACLU of Arizona and numerous advocacy and civil rights organizations, sent a letter to Governor Ducey expressing serious concerns about the potential impact of the state’s Crisis Standards of Care Plan (CSC) on vulnerable and […]
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ACDL Asks AZ Mayors to Consider Face Mask Exceptions during COVID-19 Crisis

The Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL) sent letters to 22 Arizona Mayors, requesting that face mask proclamations include a specific exception for people with disabilities who are unable to wear face masks due to their disabilities. ACDL also wrote to the League of Arizona Cities and Towns requesting that this information be provided to its member municipalities. While ACDL supports efforts to ensure […]
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Exemptions to Tucson Face Mask Proclamation

Today Tucson Mayor, Regina Romero, issued a proclamation requiring Tucsonans 2 years of age and older to wear a mask when in public where continuous physical distancing is difficult or impossible. The requirement goes into effect at 6 a.m. Saturday, June 20. There are exemptions, which include: • Those who fall under CDC guidance for those who should not wear a face covering, including […]
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