Iceland has nearly eradicated Down syndrome within its borders - only one or two babies are born with the condition annually. However, critics believe that the country's method of eliminating the genetic disorder - selective abortion - is tantamount to eugenics.
Thank you Michigan for passing Public Acts 394-402 of 2016 putting an end to non-emergency restraint and seclusion. Why these two school employees got paid leave and still have jobs is deplorable. The mother's statement that she would be put in jail for the same behavior is astonishingly true.
Self-Determination Participants/Employers of Record. Washtenaw County Community Mental Health is hosting a network meeting for all Self-Determination Participants/Employers of Record on August 2, 2017, 5:30-7:00pm, Learning Resource Center(LRC), Michigan and Huron Rooms. Agenda for the meeting will include WCCMH update, rights update, Self-Determination update - local/State/Federal training requirements, Advocacy efforts, Self-Determination back-up plans, future network meeting agendas ideas. If you have questions regarding this meeting, please contact Britt Paston at 734-222-3591.
If you know anyone in these states...Nevada, West Virginia, Alaska, Louisiana, Ohio, Arizona, North Dakota, or Kansas please encourage them to call their Senator and ask them to vote no today on initiating the process to reduce Medicaid. ... See MoreSee Less
Hundreds of disability activists including ADAPTers are ready to march to the Capitol!