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IMPORTANT: A Primer for the Upcoming CalFresh SSI/SSP Cash-Out Reversal

January 28, 2019

The upcoming implementation of the reversal of the CalFresh SSI/SSP cash-out policy is especially important to the I/DD community. The … Continue reading “IMPORTANT: A Primer for the Upcoming CalFresh SSI/SSP Cash-Out Reversal”

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Improving Health and Behavioral Outcomes for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

January 28, 2019

The Office of Developmental Primary Care, UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine, has published their 2018 Annual Report which highlights their … Continue reading “Improving Health and Behavioral Outcomes for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities”

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The United States Adaptive Recreation Center Brings Ski Season to Californians with Disabilities

January 28, 2019

Participating in outdoor activities can be exhilarating, offering us a chance to feel the calm assurance of our own capabilities … Continue reading “The United States Adaptive Recreation Center Brings Ski Season to Californians with Disabilities”

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A Big Budget Win on Anti-Disability Hate Crimes

January 22, 2019

The 2019-20 Governor’s Budget includes one big win for the disability community and the civil rights groups in general: $797,000 … Continue reading “A Big Budget Win on Anti-Disability Hate Crimes”

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Talk About Sexual Violence (TASV) Initiative is Expanding

January 22, 2019

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) face far greater rates of sexual violence than their non-disabled counterparts. Many of … Continue reading “Talk About Sexual Violence (TASV) Initiative is Expanding”

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Trump Administration Rescinds School Discipline Guidance​​ 

January 14, 2019

On December 21, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education announced that it had rescinded a package of guidance documents related … Continue reading “Trump Administration Rescinds School Discipline Guidance​​ ”

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SSI Benefits Reduced or Suspended?

January 14, 2019

The Arc’s national office and Justice in Aging (JiA) would like to speak with people about their experiences with the … Continue reading “SSI Benefits Reduced or Suspended?”

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Governor Newsom’s 2019-20 January Budget Proposal 

January 14, 2019

Thursday, January 10th, 2019, Governor Newsom released his 2019-20 budget blue-print. The budget projects continued robust revenue for 2019-20; however, … Continue reading “Governor Newsom’s 2019-20 January Budget Proposal ”

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