Children’s Center

Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 by in News

2315 Coliseum Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27106 Phone: (336) 727-2440 Fax: (336) 727-2873 Website: Children’s Center Children’s Center: Overview The Children’s Center for the Physically Disabled currently serves over 100 children between the ages of birth and eleven. Most of our students have handicapping conditions that are primarily of a physical nature. These disabilities include: cerebral […]

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Take Action on the Disability Integration Act This Recess!

Posted on 17. Aug, 2017 by in News

August 16, 2017 By the advocacy monitor If there’s one thing these past few months have taught us, it’s that the disability community has the power to make things happen! When Trumpcare failed, it was a direct result of our advocacy. Every meeting, email, protest, letter, Tweet, fax, arrest, and call led to our win. […]

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How to View the 2017 Solar Eclipse Safely

Posted on 17. Aug, 2017 by in News

  Looking directly at the sun is unsafe except during the brief total phase of a solar eclipse (“totality”), when the moon entirely blocks the sun’s bright face, which will happen only within the narrow path of totality (https://go.nasa.gov/2pC0lhe (link is external)). The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed […]

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Veterans Coffee Update

Posted on 16. Aug, 2017 by in News

Unless otherwise noted, Veterans Coffees begin at 8:30 and end at 10:30 am BRING A VETERAN FRIEND   —————————–SPECIAL EVENTS————————–   A new Veterans Coffee COMING SOON! (Tuesday, August 15, 9:00 – 10:30 am) The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte will be hosting other monthly Veterans Coffees on September 19, October 17 and November 21. […]

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About Independent Living

Posted on 09. Aug, 2017 by in News

What is Independent Living? A Program A Movement A Culture The Independent Living Program Centers for Independent Living are community-based, cross-disability, non-profit organizations that are designed and operated by people with disabilities. CILs are unique in that they operate according to a strict philosophy of consumer control, wherein people with all types of disabilities directly […]

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Governor Cooper Signs Law to Make Traffic Stops Safer for Deaf, Hard of Hearing

Posted on 04. Aug, 2017 by in Community, Information & Referral, News

Aug. 3, 2017 — Legislation that allows Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens to request a designation for their driver’s license from the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles was signed into law last week by Governor Roy Cooper. The bill, HB 84, passed with unanimous, bi-partisan support and will make interactions between law enforcement and […]

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One Milestone at a Time

Posted on 03. Aug, 2017 by in News

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July 2017 Housing Update

Posted on 26. Jul, 2017 by in News

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Celebrate ADA 27 – the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted on 26. Jul, 2017 by in News

Today – July 26, 2017 – marks the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.   The ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) give civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis […]

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Target Housing is Successful

Posted on 18. Jul, 2017 by in News

Working with Willie H, the Adaptables assisted  in stetting a goal for Willie for affordable and accessible housing on the bus route in Winston Salem. Last week Willie and his wife were moved in to their new apartment, where they were watching TV, and it was peaceful and quite. “No sirens and Bullets” Willie said! […]

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