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Disabilities News

2 days ago
he committee will include representatives from the Prime Minister's office, the Planning Directorate and the Accountant General of the Finance Ministry, the Ministry of Labor, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, the Housing Ministry ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyDisabilities
3 days ago
meriCorps members of Project Reach Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI ... LSSVI Inc., the largest private social service agency in the territory, has five housing complexes for low income seniors and adults with disabilities; a haven ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyGerontologyDisabilities
3 days ago
To suggest that changes by Southern Rail have made matters worse for disabled passengers (No guarantee of help for disabled passengers, 17 January) is profoundly misleading. There are more staff on trains who are now more focused on assisting passengers than ever. We are committed to making our serv[...]
Disabilities
5 days ago
Bus drivers must now pressure passengers to make room in ruling described by Doug Paulley as ‘significant cultural change’ Disability rights campaigners have hailed a ruling by the supreme court that bus drivers must try to persuade other passengers to make room for wheelchair users.Drivers may [...]
DisabilitiesCriminal Justice
6 days ago
ARTFORD — Social service agencies on Wednesday said they could save financially strapped Connecticut more than $1.3 billion over the next five years if the state transferred developmentally disabled residents and other programs to the private sector.
General Social WorkDisabilities
1 week ago
aritas Serbia is seeking call for project proposals for CSOs with an aim to support and increase community based social services and social enterprises, managed by CSOs, thus fostering the social inclusion of people with disabilities (PWD) and mental ...
General Social WorkDisabilities
1 week ago
Too many people still receive 15-minute visits, leaving them forced to choose between a cup of tea and going to the looAt least 34 councils in England, more than a fifth, admit they still commission 15-minute visits to provide personal care to disabled and older people, despite official guidance tha[...]
PolicyHealth and CareDisabilities
1 week ago
early 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly ...
General Social WorkGerontologyDisabilities
1 week ago
recent Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) supported study by Dr Aadil Bashir, Assistant Professor of Social Work, at University of Kashmir titled “Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Rural and Urban Districts of Kashmir and Identifying ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareDisabilities
1 week ago
he sprawling state agency covers public health, mental health, social services, early childhood education, and more. It runs three psychiatric hospitals, three residential centers for people with developmental disabilities, and other facilities.
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental HealthDisabilities
1 week ago
As a trans man, only once in 40 years have I been unable to use the public loos. As a disabled man, too often to recount. Anne Wafula Strike (Paralympian forced to wet herself, 2 January) and Penny Pepper (When nature calls we all need to answer, 4 January) outline the experiences of all (yes, all) [...]
Minorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
1 week ago
Social and health care should be integrated, but as that is unlikely to happen, care reforms already tested could make significant savingsMinisters last week stepped in with an extra cash boost for social care. On top of a funding increase announced three months ago, they unveiled a further rise to [...]
HealthHealth and CareDisabilities
2 weeks ago
Security correspondent says he was left waiting on a plane at Gatwick because special assistance staff failed to turn upThe BBC’s security correspondent, Frank Gardner, has criticised the treatment of disabled passengers travelling by plane after being left on an easyJet flight when it landed at G[...]
Disabilities
2 weeks ago
spokesperson for the minister for social services said the departments of health and social services were working closely together on the issue. “Community supports for people with a disability arising from a mental illness will be significantly ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareDisabilities
2 weeks ago
From work insecurity to student debt and unaffordable housing, young adults are facing huge challenges. And none more so than disabled people, with cuts to social care and accommodation making their lives increasingly impossible“Our generation has a housing crisis but when you’re disabled, it’[...]
Housing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareDisabilities
2 weeks ago
ony Phillips, director of social services, suggested the man’s doctor could change his schedule or he could get a volunteer driver if he had his own wheelchair van. That was a harsh reply, but maybe it will trigger a dialogue about Ridgefield’s ADA ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismDisabilities
2 weeks ago
Government to meet CrossCountry trains after Anne Wafula Strike had to wet herself as there was no accessible toilet availableA government minister has pledged that no other disabled traveller should go through what wheelchair user Anne Wafula Strike experienced when she was forced to wet herself on[...]
Disabilities
2 weeks ago
live Baldwin, a Canada Research Chair in Narrative Studies who teaches social work at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, N.B., has interviewed 37 people worldwide who identify as transabled. Most of them are men. About half are in Germany and ...
General Social WorkEducationDisabilities
2 weeks ago
Americans suspected of torturing a white mentally disabled man and recording the attack, while someone yelled “F— Trump!” and “F— white people!” Police officials did not specify which ...
Chicago Sun-Times via Live.com News 
General Social WorkDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
Paralympians Anne Wafula Strike and Ade Adepitan back fines for companies that fail to provide facilities for disabled peoplePressure is mounting on transport providers and other companies to improve access for people with disabilities after the Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike revealed in the Guardia[...]
Disabilities
2 weeks ago
After Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike was left humiliated after a long train journey with no accessible toilet, we asked for readers’ experiences of disabled accessAn award-winning Paralympic athlete, Anne Wafula Strike, has spoken out about being forced to wet herself on a train without an accessi[...]
DisabilitiesCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
How many MPs could get from their constituencies to the Commons by train as a wheelchair user? And what would they do if they could not access the toilet? Very few would be willing to go public about the humiliation caused by the train company as in Anne Wafula Strike’s case (Paralympian forced to[...]
Disabilities
2 weeks ago
Samantha Renke, who starred in Maltesers ads, says accessible toilet and disabled area were blocked with luggage during two-and-a-half-hour tripA disabled actor has told the Guardian she was left “really upset” and fearful for her health after a train company failed to provide easy access to her[...]
Health and CareDisabilities
2 weeks ago
he government continues to defend the system. The social services minister, Christian Porter, said on Tuesday it was working “incredibly well” and gave individuals a fair chance to respond when discrepancies were detected. “What you’re saying to ...
General Social WorkDisabilities
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12 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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