Mental Health Rift Brings Calley To The Table

Tension flares over workgroup reports, procedures By JAY GREENE Click Here to view Craine’s Article Tensions flared several weeks ago between mental health advocates and state officials over how to proceed in developing a crucial report to the Michigan Legislature on how best to fund $2.4 billion in Medicaid behavioral health dollars and integrate physical […]

For Children Who Have a Sibling with a Disability…

Grand Valley State University Therapeutic Recreation faculty are looking for children aged 8-12 years old, who have a sibling with a disability to participate in a research study on the benefits of using books and activities to help them identify and understand their feelings about their sibling (called bibiotherapy). For more information, click below: GVSU […]

Webinar: A Closer Look at the New ABLE Programs

ABLE National Resource Center August 4, 2016 / 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Time ABLE National Resource Center With the recent launch of the Ohio, Tennessee, Nebraska, and Florida State ABLE programs, the ABLE National Resource Center (ANRC) would like to invite potential ABLE participants, their families, and all other ABLE stakeholders, to attend a […]

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Prisoners with disabilities lack ‘scaffolding for success’

According to a new report, more than 750,000 people with disabilities are currently imprisoned in the United States. Advocates say that children born with physical or intellectual disabilities are far more likely to end up in prison than their able-bodied peers, due in part to a lack of support systems. Judy Woodruff talks to Jennifer […]