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Spotlight On DSPs

Direct Support Professional Week begins September 10. We will highlight a few of those special, hard working people in this space to honor them all.

Read about Annmarie Clarke HERE.

 

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.” 

READ THE ARTICLE HERE

 

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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.

VIEW THE VIDEO HERE

 

 

 

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.

READ THE ARTICLE HERE

 

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