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Disabil News

20 hours ago
Keenan serves as mobility manager for the centralized transportation call center through Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan that is based at Thompson Community Center in Appleton. The program is for seniors and low-income adults ...
Appleton Post Crescent via Google News 
General Social WorkGerontologyDisabilities
1 day ago
Social Services (Flowery Branch) Several positions available for people who seek to make a difference by providing support to people with disabilities in their communities and homes.
Flowery Branch) Several position via Yahoo! News 
General Social WorkDisabilities
2 days ago
everal positions available for people who seek to make a difference by providing support to people with disabilities in their communities and homes. Please email resumes to gnstarga@gmail.com / www.northstargeorgia.org
General Social WorkDisabilities
3 days ago
Western Australias attorney general is being asked to intervene in the case of Jason, who has a mental impairmentAn Indigenous man with mental impairment has spent 10 years in jail in Western Australia without trial after being imprisoned as a teenager, in what disability advocates have labelled an [...]
DisabilitiesCriminal Justice
4 days ago
r. Ihekwoba, also lamented barriers which he identified to be associated with disabled persons in the society and pointed out that their members were mostly denied access to relevant social services such as education, employment, health care ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareDisabilities
4 days ago
We ran workshops for people with learning disabilities looking at issues surrounding independence and how to voteAt the Learning Disability Alliance Scotland we have been determined that people with learning disabilities should have every chance to be involved in the country's political debate.We ha[...]
Disabilities
1 week ago
The cofounder of comedy troupe Abnormally Funny People says humour is a seriously powerful tool for changing attitudesSimon Minty defies convention in all kinds of ways. Best known perhaps as the cofounder of the comedy troupe Abnormally Funny People (AFP), a collective of mainly disabled comics and[...]
Disabilities
1 week ago
Shown, from left, are New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance Deputy Commissioner Eileen Stack, Saratoga County Social Services Commissioner Tina Potter, Marisa Alber Director of Eligibility and James Lloyd supervisor.
The Saratogian via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingDisabilities
2 weeks ago
) Employees of the Department of Health and Social Services responsible for the health, safety, welfare, or placement of a child; a person with a physical or intellectual disability; or a person with mental illness, would continue to have access to ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareDisabilities
2 weeks ago
The Demos review of residential care suggests decisions about what care we need must be separated from decisions about where we live, not bundled into one take-it-or-leave-it optionMore than 450,000 older and disabled people currently live in residential care. Medical advances and longer lifespans m[...]
HousingHealth and CareDisabilities
2 weeks ago
From uniforms to study trips, state schools don't do enough to mitigate the corrosive effects of poverty on their least well off pupils, say campaigners."It's a nightmare at this time of year. We just don't have the money." The new academic year is imminent, and for Hattie, who is a full-t[...]
EducationPovertyChildrenHousing and PovertyHealth and CareDisabilities
2 weeks ago
he local and state offices of OCFS declined to comment on how social services handled the case. Court papers indicate some of the settlement money was used to buy a $35,000 van to transport Alayah and to make modifications for her at a home in Dutchess ...
General Social WorkDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
A recent poll shows more investment in the care system is wanted by the public, it has been suggested Just one quarter of people think they will receive the social service care they need in old age or if they suffer disability ...
Press Association via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareDisabilities
3 weeks ago
ousing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control. (2) Motherhood and childhood are ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareDisabilities
3 weeks ago
Critics brand eBay-style system auctionyourgranny.com while company says it is changing behaviour in a 'too fluffy' marketCouncils are putting care packages for vulnerable people out to tender in eBay-style timed "auctions", the Guardian has learned.Local authorities have been tendering ou[...]
Health and CareGerontologyDisabilities
3 weeks ago
Cuts to a £1m specialist bus contract are putting disabled children's lives at risk, say parentsWhen Fiona Mylchreest stood up at a council meeting and described how she believed a disastrous,and avoidable, mix-up on a new, cut-price specialist school bus service had left her severely autistic teen[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationDisabilities
3 weeks ago
and’s research team includes Stephen Edward McMillin, Ph.D., assistant professor of social work and Margaret Bultas, Ph.D., assistant professor of nursing at Saint Louis University. Results of this trial will be compared to parents of kids with autism ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareDisabilities
3 weeks ago
Sofia. FOCUS News Agency talked with Minka Vladimirova, director of Social Work Directorate with Sofia Municipality on the problems people with disabilities encounter when seeking for a job in Bulgaria. According to her words it turned out unemployment ...
Focus News via Google News 
General Social WorkDisabilities
4 weeks ago
She said social services in Sofia in the last few years have shown their range of support in various ways for people with disabilities - day care centers, rehabilitation and integration centers and other social services that assist people in the process of ...
Focus News via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareDisabilities
4 weeks ago
$11 an hour," he said. Angela Shaver, 46, a Missouri Department of Social Services case worker who's lived in the neighborhood 20 years, normally works with needy and disabled residents who apply for food stamps and Medicaid. She said she has been on ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment PolicyDisabilities
4 weeks ago
New NHS guidelines say priority groups including certain visitors should be able park free or pay greatly reduced ratesHospitals have been ordered to provide free parking for some patients and visitors under new NHS guidelines announced by the government.Free or greatly reduced parking space will [...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment PolicyDisabilities
4 weeks ago
he shuttle buses will run between the main site and downtown from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Shuttle services for elderly and disabled residents will be provided in collaboration with Canton Senior & Social Services. No bikes or pets are allowed.
General Social WorkGerontologyDisabilities
4 weeks ago
One council has developed a website to help businesses and planners make buildings more wheelchair friendlyThere is nothing out of the ordinary, at first glance, about the smart pale stone steps leading up to the main entrance of Weston-super-Mare's grade 2 listed Victorian town hall. Nor at second [...]
DisabilitiesCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
On July 25th, 2014, the Justice Department released a statement announcing that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder signed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that will affect Title III regulation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Title III of the ...
News via Google News 
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