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Developing Vision

Post by Rebecca Longa, Supported Employment Coordinator with Keystone Human Services Intellectual Disabilities Services

Vision is one of the guiding forces in what we do in customized employment. 441 more words

Supported Employment

Supported Employment

The legislative session in Georgia is coming to a close. Support to fund additional Medicaid waivers was nominal. After learning that the House approved no funds for supported employment I was disheartened. 187 more words

Real Stories Real People

Quality Furniture for a Good Price

When about to buy furniture but not wanting to spend a lot I bet most people think of IKEA. There is also the option of buying second hand, of course. 296 more words

Causes

Testimony at Capitol

Yesterday was a cold, blustery, winter day that was predicted to produce icy roads and possible flurries. While some school districts closed and many offices delayed the start of the day, business proceeded as usual at the Capitol. 151 more words

Portrait

“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