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NYC Public Advocate Calls for More Info on Kids With Disabilities

NYC Public Advocate Letitia James has introduced a City Council bill  to force Education Department officials to provide more information about services for public school students with disabilities.

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The Power of One

A State Senator from Brooklyn was awarded the biggest slice of $16 Million pork pie.

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They’re building a new approach from the ground-up

A team of four Biomedical Engineering students from UConn is working on a way to improve dexterity for people with CP.

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DSPs In Connecticut May Go On Strike

Connecticut Legislators have been presented with a proposal that would raise wages to $14.75 per hour and provide a 5 percent raise for workers currently earning more than $14.75, effective Jan. 1, 2019. The proposal would cost the state about $11.4 million in fiscal year 2019 and $22.8 million in subsequent years. The total annual cost is double that, but the federal government would provide a match through Medicaid.

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Sub-Minimum Wage Debate Continues in US Senate

Sub-minimum wages for workers with disabilities came under fire this week

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CDC Says Autism Prevalence Rising

An increasing number of American children are being diagnosed with autism, according to new government figures.

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Special Elections Tomorrow Will Decide 11 NY Legislative Races

Tomorrow voters will decide 11 state legislative races from Buffalo to Long Island, potentially changing the balance of power in Albany.

 

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Supreme Court Ruling Alters IEP Landscape

“Parents should not hesitate to go for a more robust, challenging IEP goal and objective,” said Gary Mayerson, a New York City civil rights attorney who specializes in representing people with autism.

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“Silent” Disco A Hit On Campus

People attending the party grabbed a pair of headphones through which they could listen to one of three music channels. Guests controlled the type of music they heard and the volume.

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