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Cox vs. Newsom on Special Education, by The Lanterman Coalition

October 22, 2018

One of our most important tasks right now is to continue to expose the next Governor to the I/DD community, … Continue reading "Cox vs. Newsom on Special Education, by The Lanterman Coalition"

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Legislative Analyst Office Report: Improving Access to Dental Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

October 15, 2018

The Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) released their report Improving Access to Dental Services for Individual with Developmental Disabilities last month. … Continue reading "Legislative Analyst Office Report: Improving Access to Dental Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities"

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Sex Education is for Everyone. Even Disabled Kids.

October 15, 2018

Reprinted from Rooted in Rights. We live in a society that desexualizes disabled bodies. This allows the topics of sex … Continue reading "Sex Education is for Everyone. Even Disabled Kids."

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 15, 2018

Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) have the same rate of breast cancer as women without I/DD yet they … Continue reading "October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month"

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Dire Impact of the Proposed Change to the Public Charge Rule for Immigrants with Disabilities

October 15, 2018

What is the Public Charge rule? On October 10, the Department of Homeland Security announced the “public charge” rule. This … Continue reading "Dire Impact of the Proposed Change to the Public Charge Rule for Immigrants with Disabilities"

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State Releases New Online Regional Center Consumer & Family Survey – Part of the Regional Center Provider Rate Study

October 15, 2018

In response to requests from stakeholders and advocates, and consistent with the Department of Developmental Services’ (DDS) efforts in coordinating … Continue reading "State Releases New Online Regional Center Consumer & Family Survey – Part of the Regional Center Provider Rate Study"

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Cutting Through the Fog A self-advocacy column by Eric Gmeinder

October 9, 2018

At a Crossroads   This is my first published column in thirteen weeks. Some of you may playfully be wondering … Continue reading "Cutting Through the Fog A self-advocacy column by Eric Gmeinder"

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Announcing the Excellence in Disability Inclusion Award

October 9, 2018

As you may know, October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the … Continue reading "Announcing the Excellence in Disability Inclusion Award"

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