Ableism… is this a real thing?

Mar 11, 19 Ableism… is this a real thing?

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Ableism… is this a real thing? Yes! Although it may sound like an odd word it is a concept that has gained lots of legitimacy. Ableism is a set of values that places non-disabled individuals above disabled individuals. It is the belief that certain talents or tasks can only be accomplished by people without a diagnosis. Its...

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Autism awareness basketball games at the Hussman Center!!

Feb 09, 19 Autism awareness basketball games at the Hussman Center!!

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Autism awareness basketball games at the Hussman Center!! From The Hussman Center We are excited to share the flier for two autism awareness themed basketball games – hosted by the Towson University Men’s and Women’s  teams at SECU arena! Please see the flier below for details and how to get FREE TICKETS!! TOWSON UNIVERSITY...

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DDA START program for providers and caregivers

Jan 30, 19 DDA START program for providers and caregivers

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From Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration Systematic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resource and Treatment (START) The DDA will be piloting the Systematic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment (START) program in the southern region. Currently there is a professional learning community (PLC) cohort beginning on...

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New ABLE Account Rules

Jan 16, 19 New ABLE Account Rules

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FROM OUR FRIENDS AT DISABILITY SCOOP New ABLE Account Rules With a change taking effect this year, individuals with disabilities can save more money than ever before without losing out on Social Security, Medicaid and other government benefits. The Internal Revenue Service is reminding people with disabilities who are employed that...

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Using technology for care – our friends at Awake Labs

Dec 07, 18 Using technology for care – our friends at Awake Labs

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By Paul Fijal, CPO Awake Labs Technology for care *Disclaimer – this blog post makes reference to organizations and technologies developed by people we admire. References to these groups does not explicitly mean that they endorse Awake Labs. All of the information and links shared in this blog post are part of the publicly...

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Honoring President George H. W. Bush and the ADA

Dec 05, 18 Honoring President George H. W. Bush and the ADA

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From ACL Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging Lance Robertson Honoring President George H.W. Bush On Friday [11/30/18] , our nation lost a great American, President George H.W. Bush. As President Donald J. Trump noted, President Bush’s life “personified two of our Nation’s greatest virtues: an entrepreneurial...

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