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Monday, July 26, 2010 marks the 20th anniversary for the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Posted by Hope 4 Disabilities on July 23, 2010 at 3:01 PM Comments comments (0)


Monday, July 26, 2010 marks the 20th anniversary for the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Since, community businesses, groups and individuals have made significant strides to provide programs and accommodations for the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in every day American life.

Cities across the United States are celebrating the ADA's accomplishments and re-committing to its ideals and goals.

 

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Cuts to home care services devastating for people

Posted by Hope 4 Disabilities on July 22, 2010 at 6:17 PM Comments comments (0)

Bloomburg Businessweek

By JEFF BARNARD


GRANTS PASS, Ore.

Sharlene Curnow broke down in tears when she saw the e-mail from her caseworker explaining that state budget cuts would leave her family without the help they have been depending on for her severely disabled 3-year-old son, Michael.  "Without these people in our life, I don't know if my husband and I would be able to stay married

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