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Mark Braun, our 2017 Charlie Smith Award Winner

Mark Braun, our 2017 Charlie Smith Award Winner

 

 

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Medicaid, ADA changes raise alarm

Keeping an eye on Washington D.C. is stressful for Minnesotans with disabilities. Worries about the future of Medicaid are combined with fears for the future of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Groups including the Minnesota Council on Disability, the …

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Independent living skills offer community ties

Independent living skills offer community ties

By Jan Willms

A young woman with disabilities loves to play cards, but she has no one to play cards with. In steps her independent living skills (ILS) worker, who spends three hours playing card games with her.

Sometimes an …

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MOHR honors many of Minnesota’s outstanding employers

MOHR honors many of Minnesota’s outstanding employers

To recognize the important role that organizations play in employing people with disabilities, the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR) honored several companies with its inaugural Outstanding Disability Employer Awards. The awards coincided with National Disability Employment Awareness Month …

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Editor’s Column – November 2017

It’s winter and they’re predicting a warmer season than previous years—except for those who predict a colder winter. Wouldn’t you know it, though, both NOAA, the federal weather organization, and the Farmer’s Almanac are saying that November and December will …

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