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“KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” Budget Eliminates Critical Needs Waiting List for Second Year in a Row

Third Year to Fund Waiting List Enrollment

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Florida Governor Rick Scott is again recommending funding to serve individuals with critical needs on the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) waiver waiting list. 947 more words

Mental Health Nursing in Scotland - Individual Perspectives by Sharlaine Walker and Emma Lamont

They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were the seeds.” (Mexican proverb)

Mental health conditions in Scotland are described in terms of recovery and social inclusion, yet many people still experience stigma and are socially disabled by their mental health problems.  1,096 more words

Florida’s Employment First Initiative

On October 8, 2013, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 13-284, where he reaffirmed his commitment to employment as “the most direct and cost-effective means in helping an individual achieve independence and self-fulfillment, which should be the primary objective of public assistance programs wherever possible.” The Executive Order defines employment as follows: 434 more words

Simply Jane

Simply Jane Studio & ArtAble is a garden themed paint studio where everything exudes creativity. You’ll find inspiration everywhere you look, from the tables and chairs to the ceiling fans and floors, which includes countless masterpieces by studio artists as well as the public. 208 more words

Being Bettina’s Mum: Moving forward into supported employment

Those of you who regularly read Steve’s Blog posts will know that he has introduced a series of experiences based on “Being Bettina’s Dad”.  Well, not to be outdone, I hope to be able to produce a series based on “Being Bettina’s Mum”….not that we are a competitive family at all! 901 more words

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Supported Employment: Home and Abroad

Cameron Smith, Receptionist at SCLD, talks to us about a visit he made to the Czech Republic to find out how supported employment works there… 378 more words

Building Financial Freedom

Growing up, Jonathan helped his father doing jobs as an assistant on construction job sites–he enjoyed the wide range of work that was done at those sites. 334 more words

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