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The Road to Independence Has Many Detours

A Call to Action on Durable Medical Equipment September 24, 2014 By theadvocacymonitor Leave a Comment Due to recent changes, obtaining durable medical equipment (DME) and services has become increasingly difficult in communities everywhere. If you use a manual wheelchair, power wheelchair, or scooter you may be experiencing problems finding a provider to maintain your existing equipment or…
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Disability, USA

Steve Kroft reports on the alarming state of the federal disability program, which has exploded in size and could run out of money The following script is from "Disability, USA" which aired on Oct. 6, 2013. The correspondent is Steve Kroft. James Jacoby and Michael Karzis, producers. There is a Senate hearing scheduled tomorrow on…
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Knowbility OpenAIR Accessibility Internet Rally Competition

Knowbility has opened registration for its signature program: OpenAIR. This year’s OpenAIR features web-development teams from IBM, Cognizant, Accenture and more. The competition kicks-off on November 6th, 2014 and concludes with a Google-sponsored Awards Ceremony and Gala on February 11th, 2015 streaming live across the globe. Web professionals are encouraged to register before November 3rd…
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Sub-Human Treatment of the Disabled by New York State Agencies

600 Mile Walk for Justice: Exposing the Discrimination and Civil Rights Violations ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jonathan Carey Foundation is exposing the ugly truths of what continues in NYS since Willowbrook. NYS Governor Cuomo's Justice Center is treating the disabled as sub-humans and is violating their Civil Rights by denying 1,000,000 vulnerable…
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