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July 27, 2011 
Disabilities Rights Center
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New Hampshire Challenge – Special Edition

The NH Challenge has issued a special edition - the lead article is "A Poisoned Pill", concerning the new Medicaid managed care for developmental services, that poses a direct threat to NH Local Control and Cost Control provided by our Area Agencies. http://www.drcnh.org/NHChallengespeced2011.pdf

 

Disability Data from the US Census

http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/disability/disability.html

 

Presidential Proclamation on the 21st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/07/25/presidential-proclamation-anniversary-americans-disabilities-act

 

New Hampshire’s Pat Vincent-Piet speaks at the Medicaid Matters rally in Washington July 12

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVzUqxx8NMU

 

NPR’s series Home or Nursing Home

The series has been updated with an obituary of a woman who fought to leave a nursing home, but recently died before she got the chance. http://www.npr.org/series/131105200/home-or-nursing-home

 

Using Touch Screens and Apps to treat Autism

 http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_18478215

 

From PepNet: Getting a Job! Tools, Techniques, and Trainings

This website is designed for students who are deaf or hard of hearing transitioning to work and the professionals who work with them. http://www.pepnet.org/getajob/

 

Free Film Screenings at the Autism Summer Institute

Monday, August 8, 7 PM: Wretches & Jabberers http://www.wretchesandjabberers.org/

Tuesday, August 9, 7 PM: Loving Lampposts: Living Autistic  http://lovinglamppostsmovie.com/

At the Crowne Plaza in Nashua
Autism Summer Institute: http://www.iod.unh.edu/Services/eventdetail/10-11-19/13th_Annual_Autism_Summer_Institute.aspx

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Concord, NH 03301

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