Hope for Disabilities

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'People' before disabilities

Posted by Hope 4 Disabilities on June 22, 2010 at 3:36 PM

New York will finally update the name of the state office charged with ensuring fair treatment and quality-of-life to people with various developmental disabilities, not just by taking the "r" word out of the title, but by adding "people" to it.

The Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities will now become the State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, after votes taken last week in the state Assembly and Senate. The name change... read more


Categories: Healthcare/Insurance, Disabilities and Special Needs, Handicap Equipment

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