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Disabil News

1 day ago
Colin Hines of the Green New Deal Group on job-creating QE | James Taylor of Scope on disabled people in poverty | Dr Malcolm Torry of the Citizen’s Income Trust on a basic income | Anita Deshmukh on older women’s unemploymentMark Carney can himself do far more to bring about his desire for the [...]
PovertyWomenChildren and ParentingHousing and Pover
1 day ago
Personal budgets were designed to give disabled people more independence. But the social care funding crisis is leaving families in the lurchMichael Dean spends his day sitting in the corner of a box room. He has Down’s syndrome, a sensory and hearing disorder, and severe learning disabilities –[...]
Children and ParentingHealth and CareDisabilities
1 day ago
Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which commissioned report, urges government to monitor situation amid Brexit falloutMore than 7 million people in the UK are living in poverty despite being part of a working family, according to a study which uncovers how deprivation is increasingly linked to the high co[...]
PovertyHousingHousing and PovertyDisabilities
2 days ago
Children’s prisons use the MMPR regime which is not humane, not safe and not the only option. Our government is responsible for appalling abusesThe Guardian revealed on Tuesday that the Ministry of Justice had been told that the restraint techniques it had approved for use on children in custody c[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
2 days ago
NGOs surprised and ‘delighted’ at Priti Patel’s promise that Britain ‘will do the heavy lifting’ to improve the lives of 800 million disabled people Priti Patel has made a strong commitment to disability rights in her role as secretary of state for international development, firmly stating[...]
ChildrenHealthDisabilities
2 days ago
Lack of funding for rising wage bills could mean up to 30,000 jobs are axed, suggests a report by learning disability charity HFTLearning disability services could be most at risk from continued failure to deliver increased funding for social care, a report by independent experts is warning.Up to 30[...]
Policy
4 days ago
4 million from the Aging and Disability Services Programs. $3 million from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, including more than $1 million from the Pandemic Influenza and BioShield Fund.” His stealthy move involves the building of ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment PolicyDisabilities
5 days ago
age citizens under a social protection programme and for a constant survey to identify the disabled people across the country. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said ...
The government is making a plan to bring all persons with disabilities from children to old via Live.com News 
General Social WorkDisabilities
6 days ago
pplying to the state Department of Social Services for a permanent license will take six to 12 months, Milnes said. The administrator said the center could also serve adults with physical disabilities. After receiving the notice from ResCare on Thursday ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareDisabilities
6 days ago
A new charter, written by disabled adults and social workers, calls for collaboration to tackle pressure on welfare servicesSocial workers: tell us about work-life balance and job satisfactionI, Daniel Blake, Ken Loach’s study of a working man’s descent into poverty and despair while battling to[...]
PolicyHousing and PovertyDisabilities
1 week ago
slamic terrorism. Yes, you read that correctly. “These jihadists in San Bernardino attacked a social service center for the developmentally disabled. They will go anywhere,” Jeffries told the Republic when reached for comment. “As a director ...
General Social WorkDisabilities
1 week ago
4 million from the Aging and Disability Services Programs. $3 million from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, including more than $1 million from the Pandemic Influenza and BioShield Fund. Connect with LifeZette
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
1 week ago
Mencap poll finds 70% of parents of children with learning disability have felt unwelcome in publicAlmost two-thirds of parents of children with a learning disability say that they have missed a social engagement because of fear about what the public reaction to their child will be, a survey has fou[...]
Children and ParentingDisabilities
1 week ago
Thousands of patients not being offered procedure that can dramatically reduce disability after a stroke, research suggestsThousands of stroke patients in the UK may be missing out on a treatment that involves physically unplugging blood vessels in the brain, research suggests.Scientists estimate th[...]
HealthDisabilities
1 week ago
ivek Joshi along with his students at his residence in Jalandhar on Thursday. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT) An MBA and LLM by education, Joshi is now pursuing MA in social work and is determined to pursue PhD in disability law. Even as spasms in his body ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationDisabilities
2 weeks ago
My friend Rob Cooper, who has died aged 59, was a disability campaigner and fundraiser, Labour party activist and lover of music, the arts, culture and sport.Rob was born and educated in Cardiff. He was the adopted son of Sid Cooper, who worked in a local steel plant as a pickler, running the metal [...]
Disabilities
2 weeks ago
his study demonstrated that the prevalence rates are much higher than first thought and attention should be paid to increasing the recognition of substance misuse and addiction problems by healthcare and social service providers. Boyle CA, Boulet S ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareDisabilities
2 weeks ago
As India rolls out the world’s first leprosy vaccine, Dr Alex Kumar visits Anandaban hospital and outpatient clinic in Nepal to document the journey from diagnosis to rehabilitation. An effective vaccine is welcome but won’t stop stigma or discrimination. A lack of awareness and support have car[...]
HealthHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
wage hike, Arizona companies serving people with disabilities to face a funding crisis Without more funding from Gov. Doug Ducey and the Arizona Legislature, the companies that serve the state's most vulnerable say they may not survive when ...
After minimum via Live.com News 
General Social WorkDisabilities
2 weeks ago
The chancellor has given no hint that his autumn statement will provide urgent funding to save tottering social careIt speaks volumes about government priorities that the Treasury briefed journalists ahead of Wednesday’s autumn statement that an extra £1.3bn would be spent on roads. Yet we have b[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment PolicyDisabilities
2 weeks ago
My job is about helping people of all ages have independence and live their lives to the fullestAdult social care rarely seems to be out of the news, whether the headlines are about the ageing population, dementia or delayed transfers of care. But, in my experience, social care is so much more than [...]
CareersCharities and VolunteerismEducationHe
2 weeks ago
Thank you for publishing the excellent piece by Annalisa D’Innella (How I see it, G2, 14 November). Like Annalisa, I have retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and last year decided to ask for mobility training to retain some independence. I benefited from the teaching of a superb and extremely patient r[...]
HealthEducation
2 weeks ago
survey done in June by the National Council of Social Service among 1,000 persons with disabilities showed that more than 60 per cent felt they were not included in the workplace or they were not given opportunities for professional development.
General Social WorkDisabilities
2 weeks ago
Jon Adams was 52 when he learned he had Asperger syndrome. As adult referrals rise, he and others explain the impact – good and bad – of a late diagnosisOne day during his last year at primary school, Jon Adams drew a picture of a street in Portsmouth, the city where he still lives. The scene he[...]
HealthEducationDisabilities
2 weeks ago
When a group of mothers complained, they say they were told that management would “call immigration, social services and the police.”) “The landlords in one building allegedly told tenants that the new managers ‘don’t want to rent to people with ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
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6 weeks ago
By Alison Laurio, News contributor A 15-year-old girl with autism spectrum disorder became lost in Naperville, Ill., in July. Her parents had been working with her, and she had successfully been going outside alone, walking up and down the block where she lives. She had done well with that and wante[...]
 

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21 weeks ago
The final week of Pride Month included an event at the White House, the naming of a new National Monument, a sea-change of policy at the Department of Defense. On Monday, June 27, 2016, the White House convened a White House Forum on the LGBT and Disability Issues.   Maria Town, Associate Director[...]
 
353 weeks ago
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reports on state-level budget cuts:Cuts Affect Wide Range of ServicesStates began cutting their budgets last spring, as the recession brought sharply weakened revenues. The cuts have intensified as the economy has worsened. Even as the need for state-funded[...]