Basement Guides: Home Safety

According to the 2017 Disability Statistics annual report, the percentage of disabled people in the United States was 12.8% and has been steadily rising over the last five years. Advances in the understanding of disabilities, as well as adaptiAccording to the 2017 Disability Statistics annual report, the percentage of disabled people in the United States was 12.8% and has […]

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SCI Community Resources

Advocacy Americans with Disabilities Act (http://www.ada.gov): Provides information on disability rights laws. Community Partnerships (919-781-3616): Provides services to people with disabilities of all ages. Programs include: preschool services, brain injury support services, supported employment, and family education. Family Support Network (919-662-4600) Provides services to families of children with developmental disabilities, chronic illnesses or other special […]

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NOD.Org

Since 1994, the Start on Success (SOS) program – developed and seeded by NOD in a dozen cities – has been changing the odds dramatically for students with disabilities. SOS student interns split their day between paid positions at major community businesses and classroom instruction leading to a diploma. Interns are matched to jobs that […]

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Airline Accessibility Reforms

On October fifth, the bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018 was signed into law! This act includes a number of key reforms to protect  and resolve some of the issues that disabled passengers encounter. Thanks to the United Spinal Association and other national disability rights groups, the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 that prohibits commercial airlines […]

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Disabled Veterans

United Spinal Empowers Disabled Veterans to Discover Greater Independence VetsFirst, a program of United Spinal Association is actively involved in advocating for laws and regulations that are beneficial to paralyzed veterans and all veterans with disabilities. Our core beliefs speak for themselves. You need only add your voice to help make these beliefs a reality. Learn MORE […]

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