This isn’t a tick on somebody’s diversity checklist — this show is genuinely funny, with a terrific cast ready to play.
Set to premiere Wednesday at 8:30 pm on ABC, Speechless is the network’s newest family sitcom, and the only one of its kind on the air. It follows a family with a child who has a disability.
For nearly three decades this one man has helped people of all types get, and stay fit.
This is a familiar story. The DiCarlos are retirees in their 60s. Amanda is 41, a developmentally disabled adult who needs constant care and supervision. READ THE STORY HERE
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IDC Leader Jeffrey Klein likely Senate co-president or better next year, insiders say.
A group of parents and caregivers have filed a class action lawsuit accusing Governor Cuomo’s administration of failing to provide enough group home living opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.
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Shedlyn Bien-Amie lives in Spring Valley, NY and works as a Direct Support Professional in CP of NYS Affiliate Jawonio’s Without Walls (WOW) Program. Read more HERE
Myra Fearon lives in Brooklyn and has been a direct support professional for CP of NYS Metro Services for 10 years.Read her story HERE.