Category Archives: Recent News

Child and Youth Programs

Oct
28
2016
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New Ideas In the Advocacy for Disabled Persons

Oct
09
2014

New Mobility Magazine published an article February fourth by Laura Hershey, arguing that employment for people with disabilities should be at the top of the priority list for disability advocates. In the United States only 37% of peoples with disabilities …

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Restore Your Vision with Stem Cells

The North East England Stem Cell Institute, located in Newcastle, has developed a treatment in which stem cells taken from one eye can be used to repair the other. This procedure was used on eight human test subjects in the …

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Eye Damage Caused By Tanning Beds

We have been warned for years about the harmful effects of ultra violet rays, given off naturally by our sun and produced artificially by tanning beds. Its common knowledge that too much of these rays causes burning and in more …

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LOCAL PA ADAPT ACTION – Robbins Continues to Use the Disabled Community as a Political Pawn

During a visit to Senator Robbins Harrisburg office in June, 2009, PA ADAPT activists were asked to leave his office and not return. Robbins supported the cuts to vital human service programs that were established in SB 850 back in …

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LOCAL PA ADAPT ACTION – Ignore Them and They’ll Go Away

On August 4, 2009 the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted 195-3 to pass Senate Bill 850 to pay workers. As written, S.B. 850 makes deep cuts to key programs that would force more disabled people out of their homes and …

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Texas ‘fight club’ trial begins

By Andy Gallacher BBC News, Miami A former worker at a Texas state school for mentally disabled people has gone on trial accused of organising fights between the residents. Jesse Salazar is charged with injury to a disabled person in …

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Less Expensive In-Home Care Best Option for Disabled and Budget

In “a tough budget year,” or any year for that matter, it clearly makes sense to pass a budget that will save taxpayer money and maintain revenue streams by keeping people working who pay taxes. “Any budget cut to services …

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Can Lasers Be the Key?

New discoveries in the benefits of laser therapy are making waves in pharmaceutically dependant medical world. We live in a world that for decades has fantasized about a future with flying cars and laser guns. Now lasers have begun to …

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Obama Administration Continues Institutional Bias in Healthcare Reform

On July 6, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, sent a letter to Sen. Edward Kennedy, Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, expressing President Obama’s support for Kennedy’s “CLASS Act,” which would allow middle …

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