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U.S. Department of Labor Seeking Comments on 14c Sub-Minimum Wage Certificates – June 21 Deadline For Comments

June 17, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), through its ePolicyWorks initiative, is currently hosting the Section 14(c) National Online … Continue reading "U.S. Department of Labor Seeking Comments on 14c Sub-Minimum Wage Certificates – June 21 Deadline For Comments"

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National Council on Disability – Turning Rights Into Reality

June 17, 2019

The National Council on Disability is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies … Continue reading "National Council on Disability – Turning Rights Into Reality"

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Legislative Update as Deadlines Loom

June 3, 2019

The House of Origin deadline for the California Legislature has come and gone as May 31, 2019 was the last … Continue reading "Legislative Update as Deadlines Loom"

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SSI Recipients May be Eligible for CalFresh Food Benefits.

June 3, 2019

As many of you know, SSI recipients are now eligible to apply for CalFresh benefits. All counties are now accepting … Continue reading "SSI Recipients May be Eligible for CalFresh Food Benefits."

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School Transition…What Comes Next?

June 3, 2019

For many families and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the excitement of graduation, promotion or certification is tempered by … Continue reading "School Transition…What Comes Next?"

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Budget Deal Made Between Governor and Legislature – Impacts to Developmental Services

June 3, 2019

After months of hearings and discussions, combined with an intense final week of negotiations, Governor Newsom and legislative leadership agreed … Continue reading "Budget Deal Made Between Governor and Legislature – Impacts to Developmental Services"

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Trauma Informed Care – Dispelling the Myth of Trauma and People With IDD

May 28, 2019

What is trauma informed care? There are several bills in the legislature that seek to address trauma through screening, intervening … Continue reading "Trauma Informed Care – Dispelling the Myth of Trauma and People With IDD"

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