Support the Vote!

vote-button1Election Day is coming soon! How can you support your sibling with a disability to vote?

The SLN has collected resources on voting and created a Voting Center  on our website, including a video on how to support siblings to vote! Check it out here.

Also, there is a new publication about voting rights:

New Technical Assistance Publication About Federal Laws that Protect the Rights of Voters with Disabilitieshttp://www.ada.gov/ada_voting/ada_voting_ta.htm

The Justice Department has announced a new technical assistance publication about federal laws that protect the rights of voters with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Voting Rights Act, the National Voter Registration Act and the Help America Vote Act.  The publication, “The Americans with Disabilities Act & Other Federal Laws Protecting the Rights of Voters with Disabilities,” is intended to help election officials, poll workers and voters understand how the ADA and other federal laws ensure equality in the voting process for people with disabilities.  Thepublication is available in HTML and PDF versions on ADA.gov. To find out more about the publication or the ADA, call the Justice Department’s toll-free ADA Information Line at 800-514-0301 or 800-514-0383 (TDD), or access its ADA.gov website.

 

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