Biden Calls for Major Boost To Disability Services

SOURCE: Disability Scoop Alongside funding for bridges and roads, President Joe Biden’s wide-ranging $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes a massive investment in home- and community-based services for people with disabilities. The proposal unveiled last week known...

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Disability Etiquette

According to the CDC, about 50 million Americans report having a disability, which affects people in different ways, even when one person has the same type of disability as another person. Some disabilities may be hidden or not easy to see. Person First Language...

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Autism Acceptance Month

What is Autism? Autism is a complex, lifelong developmental disability that affects essential human behaviors such as social interaction, the ability to communicate ideas and feelings, imagination, self-regulation, and the ability to establish relationships with...

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness

Jim and Marge Bristow embarked on a journey to find treatment options to help their daughter Mary Carol, who was born with Cerebral Palsy in 1946. They created a strong network of parents who faced similar challenges and were dedicated to advocating for their...

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World Down Syndrome Day 3/21

World Down Syndrome Day 3/21

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), observed on March 21st every year, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. WHY MARCH 21? The date for WDSD being the 21st day of the 3rd month, was selected to signify the...

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Presidents with Disabilities

Franklin Delano Roosevelt is often thought of as the only United States President with a disability, but our nation has a distinguished line of presidents with disabilities or other special needs. Joe Biden, 1942 – (speech disorder - stuttering)46th United States...

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Mental Health Issues Affect 3 In 4 Kids With Autism

by Shaun Heasley | January 26, 2021 | Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email The vast majority of children with autism have at least one mental health condition too, new research suggests. Almost 78% of kids on the spectrum are diagnosed with some type of mental health...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Persons with disabilities are at higher risk of complications or even death due to COVID-19. As the vaccine becomes more readily available in our community, lots of people have questions. Check out these Myths vs. Facts and answers to FAQs from the Ohio Department of...

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