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People With Disabilities Sometimes Left Out Of Disaster Plannning

“We’re actually quite good at solving complex problems; however, when physical accessibility isn’t provided, and communication isn’t accessible, we have a much more difficult time accessing the same services and supports everyone else gets.” 

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DSPs And Those They Support Need Your help

Next Week is Direct Support Professionals Week. Please watch this video and then show your support by joining in a national effort to raise their wages. We in New York are not alone. This is a national crisis. DSPs are leaving the field in droves because they can’t live on what they are paid.

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One Repeal-and-Replace Plan Still Alive In The Senate

Rather than funding Medicaid and subsidies directly, that money would be put into a block grant that a state could use to develop any health-care system it wants.

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DACA Decision Could Strip Health Insurance From Thousands In NYS

The Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could strip thousands of New Yorkers of their health insurance.

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Teacher Shortage On The Horizon?

New York has nearly 8,600 fewer active educators than it did five years ago, and the number of SUNY students majoring in education has dropped 50 percent since 2007.

 

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Down Syndrome Population Study

As people with Down syndrome live longer, a new analysis suggests that this population is growing, but that may not hold true for long.

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