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St. Louis Center Welcomes State Rep

The State of Michigan and SLC work together to care for a small number of the State’s most vulnerable children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As such, it’s important for SLC to have a positive working relationship with its local elected officials who work in the State Capital. 87 more words

St. Louis Center

Janet Stevens column: Eliminating sheltered workshops may not be best for the disabled

I agree that those among us — including my daughter — with intellectual or developmental disabilities should be given the same right to a community-based job that any other worker has. 83 more words

Opinion

Disability Rights Lawsuit - OPB's Think Out Loud

A class action lawsuit filed against the Oregon Department of Human Services claims the agency violated the constitutional rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities when it made some recent cuts to in-home services. 47 more words

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Front-line workers play big role to help disabled | Opinion 

President Ronald Reagan declared the first Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March 1987.

Primarily due to personal relationships they had with individuals with disabilities, Reagan and Vice President George Bush were actively involved with initiatives for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 43 more words

Opinion

St. Louis Center Hires Deana Fisher as Chief Operating Officer

St. Louis School for Exceptional Boys in Chelsea, MI was established in 1960 as a home for 60 boys with special needs from the Archdiocese of Detroit who were in need of special attention. 998 more words

St. Louis Center

Missing Virginia Teen Could Be In Middle Tenn. - NewsChannel 5

SPRING HILL, Tenn. – A missing teenager with developmental disabilities could be in the Middle Tennessee area.

Alex Terceros disappeared from his home in Virginia four days ago and police believe he may be in Williamson County.

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Medford residents hope those with developmental disabilities are included in the state’s budget

How do you correct Oregon’s massive budget shortfall, while not closing the door to Oregonians who really need services?

Back in December, Governor Kate Brown put out a proposal for possible budget cuts and tax increases. 50 more words

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