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2014-09-24 23:09:14

ANCOR announces the NAC 2015 Direct Support Professional Recognition Awards are being underwritten by Relias Learning. Cary, NC (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 ANCOR is pleased to announce the NAC 2015 Direct Support Professional Recognition Awards are being underwritten by Relias Learning. “Relias has been an exceptional partner,” said ANCOR CEO Renee Pietrangelo. “Their support of the National Advocacy Campaign’s DSP Recognition Awards is a laudable reflection of their understanding...

2014-09-22 12:28:20

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, announced today that it has been awarded a one-year contract with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) to provide administrative services in support of Georgia's public, fee-for-service, integrated behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) services system....

2014-06-04 23:03:45

NE Delta HSA, which directs the operation of community-based programs to improve the quality of life of people with major mental illness, developmental disabilities and addictive disorders, receives highest CARF designation. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 CARF International announced that Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA) has been accredited for a period of three years, its longest-running accreditation, for the following programs:...

2014-05-27 23:11:41

On Friday May 23, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, Not Dead Yet and twelve other disability rights organizations filed an amicus brief in a case challenging the University of Wisconsin Hospital Center’s alleged practice of counseling families of people with developmental disabilities to withhold care for treatable but potentially life-threatening medical conditions, such as pneumonia. (Disability Rights Wisconsin v. University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, et al., Case No. 2014...

2014-04-16 23:10:34

The Skills® technology provides Pediatric Behavioral Services an efficient means to complete comprehensive assessments and develop individualized treatment plans for its clients. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Pediatric Behavioral Services (PBS) is now utilizing Skills®, a web-based tool, to assess its clients’ strengths and weaknesses, design individualized and comprehensive treatment plans, and track progress. PBS, headquartered in Jacksonville, treats children...

2014-02-04 23:01:38

Special education tech startup SpecialNeedsWare partners with Harvard's Boston Children's Hospital on a language curriculum for those with autism and other developmental disabilities. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 SpecialNeedsWare, the creators of AutisMate - the award-winning technology platform for autism - have partnered with Boston Children’s Hospital - Harvard Medical School’s renowned pediatric teaching hospital - to revolutionize communication and language...

2014-02-04 16:27:47

Special education tech start-up SpecialNeedsWare partners with Harvard's Boston Children's Hospital to launch a language development methodology for those with autism and developmental disabilities NEW YORK and BOSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- SpecialNeedsWare, the creators of AutisMate - the award-winning technology platform for autism - have partnered with Boston Children's Hospital - Harvard Medical School's renowned pediatric teaching hospital - to revolutionize communication...

2013-03-05 23:01:58

Unprecedented opportunity for candidates to pursue research opportunities in disciplines related to disability and birth defects Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 The Disability Research and Dissemination Center (DRDC) has posted the availability of four research opportunities available through funding from the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) at the Center for Disease Control (CDC). There are four individual research opportunities available...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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