Developmental Disabilities

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News-Medical-Net
UC's ATS develops new employment model to support people with disabilitiesServices (ATS) and piloted by Aramark, the company behind the food and catering
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 hours ago
Services (ATS) and piloted by Aramark, the company behind the food and catering on campus, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, such as Saeks, could soon have much better odds at getting meaningful work and having a happy,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Sunday Conversation with Brandon's honorary mayor -- Bloomingdale principal Sue BurkettBest Buddies program, an initiative that promotes one-on-one friendships betwee
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Best Buddies program, an initiative that promotes one-on-one friendships between students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. What was your motive for starting the program, one that has since spread to other area... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
DRI in Abilene launches grant campaign for campus expansionwould positively impact its campus. The agency owns 120 acres on North Clack S
KTXS Abilene / Posted 14 hours ago
would positively impact its campus. The agency owns 120 acres on North Clack Street, where they serve about 50 adults with developmental disabilities from across the area. DRI currently has seven houses four on campus and three off campus but the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Movement without limitsHandicapable Program and the U.S. Handicapable Square Dance Association. “Hand
TribLIVE / Posted 17 hours ago
Handicapable Program and the U.S. Handicapable Square Dance Association. “Handicapable Dancers are dancers who may have developmental disabilities, may have autism, may have cerebral palsy or any other disability,” U.S. Handicapable Association... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka’s Civitan Club celebrates 60 years of community serviceand member of its board of directors. The 53-member Topeka club’s work has a s
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
and member of its board of directors. The 53-member Topeka club’s work has a special emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities through fundraisers and projects that support the Civitan Day Camp, TARC, SLI, Special Olympics,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tewksbury Hospital clerk snooped in patient recordsHealth. It treats some 220 patients with complex, chronic medical conditions th
Boston Globe / Posted 23 hours ago
Health. It treats some 220 patients with complex, chronic medical conditions that are often combined with mental illness or developmental disabilities, or both. As required, the hospital has also notified state and federal agencies, including the... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
DSHS: ‘A few bad actors' lead to violations at institutions for the disabledA top official at the state Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), De
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
A top official at the state Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Developmental Disabilities Administration, says two of Washington’s four institutions serving residents with developmental disabilities failed inspections in 2016 due to “a... Read more
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The Columbian
Fire damages center for developmentally disabledsaid a fire damaged buildings at Fircrest School, a state-run residential cente
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
said a fire damaged buildings at Fircrest School, a state-run residential center for about 200 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities north of Seattle. The Shoreline Fire Department said on Facebook that the blaze was reported as a... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Arc of Shelby County offering parent workshopsCommunity Living Program provides an annual series of educational programs and
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
Community Living Program provides an annual series of educational programs and workshops designed for individuals with developmental disabilities and for parents or guardians as part of the mission of the Community Living Program to give... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Paper stars carry a messageAustralia. Barrie’s contribution was spearheaded by Andrea Frontzek, who works
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
Australia. Barrie’s contribution was spearheaded by Andrea Frontzek, who works with adults who have cognitive and developmental disabilities at Camphill’s day programs. She organized two weaving jams at the Camphill Store in downtown... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Crews battle blaze at Fircrest School residential center in Shorelinecampus and spread to several buildings. The school provides housing and service
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
campus and spread to several buildings. The school provides housing and services to about 200 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Shoreline fire spokeswoman Michelle Pidduck said five fire districts were assisting to contain... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Summit County area calendar of eventsan art show for all abilities will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Akron Art Mu
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 days ago
an art show for all abilities will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Local artists with developmental disabilities will display and sell various styles of their works of art. After the show, the collection will... Read more
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The Daily Siftings Herald
Arkadelphia Human Development Center Hosts Community GardenThe Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilitie
The Daily Siftings Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities Services recently received a grant from AmeriCorps to design, build and harvest community gardens at each of the Human Development Centers. Submitted InformationFor the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why I'm moving my family out of Illinoisand definitely runs counter to our long-term goals for our son's inclusion. Acc
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
and definitely runs counter to our long-term goals for our son's inclusion. According to "The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities," administered by the University of Colorado, Minnesota spends $6.95 per $1,000 of personal income... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GTB Calls for Establishment of Policy On AutismConference has been a core part of GTBank's Orange Ribbon Initiative, an advoca
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Conference has been a core part of GTBank's Orange Ribbon Initiative, an advocacy programme designed to support people with developmental disabilities and special needs, especially Autisim Spectrum Disorders (ASD). In 2016, the 6th edition of the... Read more
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The Alliance Review
BizChat talks about expanded resources to help physical and virtual businessesof that is done through networking, and that is why Steve Daskalov, who has 35
The Alliance Review / Posted 2 days ago
of that is done through networking, and that is why Steve Daskalov, who has 35 years working with the Stark County Developmental Disabilities, thought he may be able to assist. Other resources, such as accountants and attorneys, also are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Parents of Down syndrome kids launch cafe for disabled peoplewith Down syndrome Now they have opened a cafe employing only disabled staff s
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
with Down syndrome Now they have opened a cafe employing only disabled staff since 85% of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are unemployed When Amy Wright was 14 weeks pregnant with her third child Beau in 2004, a test... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group’s executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
advocacy group’s executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state’s own surveyors. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Report: Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group’s executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
advocacy group’s executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state’s own surveyors. The... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Neglect and abuse at state-run disabled facilitiestreatment, and given the wrong medication. Washington has four Residential Hab
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
treatment, and given the wrong medication. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities. Regular inspections during 2016 reported 257 allegations of injury of unknown origin, 25 accident... Read more
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The Ridgecrest Daily Independent
DART holds Autism Summer Day Campto DART's website, their mission is to "provide services and opportunities to p
The Ridgecrest Daily Independent / Posted 3 days ago
to DART's website, their mission is to "provide services and opportunities to people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities or other special needs, so they and their families can pursue the dreams and lifestyles they... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
advocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state's own surveyors. The... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Report: Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
advocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state's own surveyors. The... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
advocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state's own surveyors. The... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Report: Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
advocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state's own surveyors. The... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
advocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state's own surveyors. The... Read more
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The News-Times
Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
The News-Times / Posted 3 days ago
advocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state's own surveyors. The... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
advocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state's own surveyors. The... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Report: Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
advocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state's own surveyors. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Neglect at Washington state disabled facilitiesadvocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitat
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
advocacy group's executive director. Washington has four Residential Habilitation Centers that serve 800 people with developmental disabilities, according to the report, which was compiled using 2016 data from the state's own surveyors. The... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
John Kasich to skip Ohio Republican Party's annual dinnerhealth care. Last week Pence falsely accused Kasich's Medicaid expansion of ca
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
health care. Last week Pence falsely accused Kasich's Medicaid expansion of causing long waiting lists for people with developmental disabilities – the latest jab from President Donald Trump's administration aimed at Ohio's governor. Pence was... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Feds cut funds over conditions at WA's institutions for disabledViolations ranging from medication errors to failure to prevent a choking death
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
Violations ranging from medication errors to failure to prevent a choking death at state institutions for people with developmental disabilities prompted new federal sanctions against the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), the state... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Bridgeway unveils new websiteand veterans in integrated work settings. Although Bridgeway is most well know
McDonough County Voice / Posted 3 days ago
and veterans in integrated work settings. Although Bridgeway is most well known for serving the behavioral health and developmental disabilities industries, the organization also provides extensive manufacturing and centralized office services... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Southern Miss IDS Community Education Director Elected to Regional Boardtransition, health care, education, employment, and recreation IDS is Mississi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
transition, health care, education, employment, and recreation IDS is Mississippi’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and has a mission to enhance the quality of life across the life span for citizens with... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Proposed health care reforms turn back the clocksome way. The ACA ended decades of discrimination against people with disabilit
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
some way. The ACA ended decades of discrimination against people with disabilities, including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), by making it illegal for insurers to charge people with pre-existing conditions more. As... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Easter Seals student offered full-time job at UAMS"ACE" program through a partnership with Easter Seals and UA-Little Rock. That
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
"ACE" program through a partnership with Easter Seals and UA-Little Rock. That program gives students with intellectual and developmental disabilities the skills to enter the workforce. "It's very exciting, we're very proud of Charlee and her... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Child with autism found wandering in Valencia Park reunites with familythose with disabilities such as (but not limited to) autism, dementia, Alzheime
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
those with disabilities such as (but not limited to) autism, dementia, Alzheimer's, Down syndrome, deafness or any other developmental disabilities. The program provides law enforcement agencies with information such as a full description,... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Sam's Beverage Place Opens For East Hampton Community And Owners' Son - East Hampton Villageactivities, including working at the South Fork Bakery, which offers paying job
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 3 days ago
activities, including working at the South Fork Bakery, which offers paying jobs to local residents with autism and other developmental disabilities, as well as working out, taking swimming lessons at the local YMCA, and riding bikes and hiking... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
County moves forward with new jail construction projectproject. The board also approved a 1.5-mill property tax reduction in the levy
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
project. The board also approved a 1.5-mill property tax reduction in the levy collected for the Warren County Board of Developmental Disabilities that will reduce property taxes for residents by $92 on a $200,000 home and save taxpayers over... Read more
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WALB Albany
Camp IVEY empowers children with disabilitiesthe Kinesiology program, and both of those programs contribute students to our
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
the Kinesiology program, and both of those programs contribute students to our Camp IVEY, which is a camp for children with developmental disabilities." Twenty-five counselors will work with twenty-six campers to promote independence. They'll use... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Camp IVEY empowers children with disabilitiesthe Kinesiology program, and both of those programs contribute students to our
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
the Kinesiology program, and both of those programs contribute students to our Camp IVEY, which is a camp for children with developmental disabilities." Twenty-five counselors will work with twenty-six campers to promote independence. They'll use... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
County moves forward with new jail construction projectproject. The board also approved a 1.5-mill property tax reduction in the levy
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
project. The board also approved a 1.5-mill property tax reduction in the levy collected for the Warren County Board of Developmental Disabilities that will reduce property taxes for residents by $92 on a $200,000 home and save taxpayers over... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Human services levy renewal headed to Montgomery County ballotfunds the work of county agencies such as Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental He
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
funds the work of county agencies such as Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS), Children Services, Developmental Disabilities Services, and Public Health-Dayton & Montgomery County as well as senior services, health care for... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Fact check: Mike Pence�s false and misleading claims about health careMedicaid, there are wait lists for optional services for specific populations,
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Medicaid, there are wait lists for optional services for specific populations, such as people with intellectual and developmental disabilities or chronic illnesses. States can offer these services so that certain people can get care at home... Read more
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The News-Times
State budget crisis hits the most vulnerableparticipant at STAR, Inc., a Norwalk-based nonprofit provider of day and reside
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
participant at STAR, Inc., a Norwalk-based nonprofit provider of day and residential services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Benn, a single parent, counts on STAR’s services to care for her 38-year-old daughter, who cannot... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Dixon City Council signs off on new PADS shelterwhen Kreider Services stepped in to replace the eyesore at 316-318 W. Third St.
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
when Kreider Services stepped in to replace the eyesore at 316-318 W. Third St. with a new home tailored to residents with developmental disabilities. "This is a way to find a good community use for it, and it removes the taxpayers' expense of... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Special Olympics Texas holding aquatics competition in Abilene for the first time in yearsadults with intellectual disabilities will compete along with 11 Unified Partne
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
adults with intellectual disabilities will compete along with 11 Unified Partners, competitors without intellectual and developmental disabilities. Many of these competitors will be competing in a Special Olympics Texas aquatics competition for... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
VP Pence's false attack on Kasich continues Trump feudPresident Mike Pence falsely accused Gov. John Kasich's Medicaid expansion of c
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
President Mike Pence falsely accused Gov. John Kasich's Medicaid expansion of causing long waiting lists for people with developmental disabilities – the latest jab from President Donald Trump's administration aimed at Ohio's governor. Pence was... Read more
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Petluma360.com
‘Concessionistas’ to offer food service aboard SMART trainsinto her new job. Becoming Independent, a local organization that has been pro
Petluma360.com / Posted 5 days ago
into her new job. Becoming Independent, a local organization that has been providing support services for people with developmental disabilities in the North Bay since 1967, was selected by Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit to be its exclusive... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Guernsey County and its surrounding areas meeting and events calendarTownship trustees, 7 p.m., Brookfield Township Hall, Hiramsburg. Noble County
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 days ago
Township trustees, 7 p.m., Brookfield Township Hall, Hiramsburg. Noble County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 5:30 p.m., board office conference room, Route 78, Caldwell. Cub Scout Pack 514, 5:30 p.m.,... Read more
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