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Kansas City :: MO :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Troubled retirement center can’t give some families refunds Upscale complex promises 90 percent back but says it can’t pay because of “unforeseen circumstances.” The Kansas City Star More News Residents pay up to move into The Villas at Grace Gardens,

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Nickerson :: KS :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Ruth Schellhamer's knees bear surgical scars, and the metal in her legs sets off security buzzers at stores. But the Nickerson resident is able to live on her own despite impaired mobility. "If I need something, I call them," said Melissa Schellhamer,

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Eureka :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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The focus today was on disabilities that we're not born with, and encouraging people to not let those disabilities hold them back. Organizations from the state, tribal, and local levels shared presentations to support those with disabilities. Rehab,

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New Bedford :: MA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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A "Key to Independent Living Expo," offering seniors, their families and others an opportunity to learn about services available within their communities, will be held Nov. 14 at the Hawthorne Country Club. The session, which runs from 1-4 p.m., is

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Hutchinson :: KS :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Buhler High School freshman Matt Kline was "kind of surprised" he said when he was assigned to spend Wednesday morning at a Hutchinson plant, since he had expressed an interest in police work for Disability Mentoring Day. "It was not that exciting

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Dixon :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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In recognition of Disability Awareness Month, Sauk Valley Community College will again, for the second year, sponsor a disability awareness program from noon to 1:30 p.m...Interactive stations will be set up throughout the mall of daily barriers that

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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Stephen Parry, 57, was caught out using council funds when colleagues spotted that he was buying gardening equipment from B&Q for homes that didn't have gardens. Parry was jailed for 20 months at Bristol Crown Court for stealing a total of 117,000

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Berkeley :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Four decades ago, people with severe disabilities had little political voice. Then Ed Roberts came on the scene, building the Center for Independent Living here into a model emulated worldwide. The bearded advocate, left paralyzed by polio , fought

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Cardiff :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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It is sponsored by some of the world's largest medical insurance companies, Unum among them, and speakers include DWP chief medical adviser Dr Bill Gunyeon and Professor Sir Mansel Aylward, formerly DWP chief medical adviser and director of the

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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As I and several others blocked the front of the DWP offices, another group of predominantly disabled people entered with a short list of demands. Each of these demands originates from our belief that people with disabilities should have full human

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