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December 5, 2011 
Disabilities Rights Center
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Examining Preventable Deaths in the Developmental Service System

The White paper, DRC press release, attachments, and an interview with Richard Cohen on Disabilities Rights Center Presents…can be found here: http://www.drcnh.org/deaths.html

WMUR coverage: http://www.wmur.com/health/29901243/detail.html

 

New national report calls for more monitoring of people with disabilities who live in the community

The National Disability Rights Network has issued a new report, Keeping the Promise: True Community Integration and the Need for Monitoring and Advocacy. The report summarizes the results of two community monitoring projects that explored the lives of individuals with disabilities who live in the community.

http://www.ndrn.org/en/component/content/article/24-hompagestories/258-keeping-the-promise.html

 

NH Children hurt by cut to CHINS

http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/opinionletters/941877-263/nh-children-hurt-by-cut-to-chins.html

 

Monadnock Family Services Plans Major Cuts

http://sentinelsource.com/news/local/local-social-service-group-plans-hefty-cuts/article_4e265e09-992a-5009-af52-fda67f5fb3bb.html

 

NH Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

http://www.newhampshirelawyerreferral.com/

 

Juvenile Justice Guidebook for Legislators

This guidebook, from the National Conference of State Legislators in partnership with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, is broken into topical sections for easy sharing with your legislators. http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?TabId=23850

 

Psychiatric drug use spreads

From the Wall Street Journal: Pharmacy Data Show a Big Rise in Antipsychotic and Adult ADHD Treatments http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203503204577040431792673066.html

 

Hearing Loss Association of America 2011 Workshop Presentations

Lots of good information about hearing loss. http://www.hearingloss.org/content/2011workshop-presentations

 

NH Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Initiative

The New Hampshire Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Initiative Project (DHHEIP) provides information to families, educators and the community to educate, support and improve educational outcomes for deaf and hard of hearing children. DHHEIP is a program of Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services. http://www.nhdeafhhed.org/

 

Parents Make the Difference

A 2011-2012 publication from the Parent Information Center. http://www.youblisher.com/p/174201-Parents-Make-the-Difference-2011-12-PIC-of-NH/

 

TedX Talk – The Beauty of Disability

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xX1Job6O60E

 

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