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Unified Basketball Program Brings School Communities Together

“It’s not enough to be able to dribble a basketball down the court — you have to be respectful and responsible. If they’re attitude stinks on the court, then they’re going to sit just like any other kid.

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Making Golf Accessible

Van Patten Golf Course, with Director of Golf Adam Catanzarite leading the way, offers the Paramobile to its disabled players.

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NY ABLE Can Help People With Disabilities

With the NY ABLE Program, New Yorker’s with disabilities and their families can save for disability-related expenses

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Protect Yourself, And Others

If you haven’t thought about ticks yet this spring, it’s time.

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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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