Congress Is Back – Help Protect Our Rights.

Posted on 05. Sep, 2017 by in Advocacy, Information & Referral

Congress Is Back – Help Protect Our Rights. Congress has returned from recess and it’s time for us to gear up for another round of the fight. We may have defeated the healthcare bill, but Medicaid is still in danger. The proposed budget would cut $610 billion from Medicaid and $72 billion from Social Security […]

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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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Diet Soda Lovers-You May Want to Read This!

Posted on 30. Jun, 2017 by in Information & Referral

  You might think drinking sugar-free diet soda is better for you than regular soda, which is packed with sugar. After all, experts have been sounding alarm bells for years about the dangers of consuming excessive amounts of sugar, which has been associated with obesity and a litany of health problems. But new research published […]

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Exceptional Families Meeting

Posted on 04. Apr, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

                                       Exceptional Families Meeting                                        Selene Johnson from ABC of NC Thursday, April 27, 2017 Dinner at 5:30 PM Meeting and Childcare 6:00-8:00 PM Little Creek Recreation Center 610 Foxcroft Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27103 April is Autism Awareness Month.  Selene Johnson from ABC of NC will join us to talk about billing Insurance for Autism […]

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April is National Autism Awareness Month

Posted on 03. Apr, 2017 by in Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

The first National Autism Awareness Month was declared by the Autism Society in April 1970. The aim of this month is educate the public about autism. Autism is a complex mental condition and developmental disability, characterized by difficulties in the way a person communicates and interacts with other people. Autism can be be present from […]

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February American Heart Month

Posted on 08. Feb, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, News

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to […]

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Don’t say “Yes” – Just hang up

Posted on 01. Feb, 2017 by in Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, News

Don’t say “Yes” – Just hang up Sometimes all a crook needs from you is one word – “Yes.” With a tape recording of your voice saying it, a scammer can add charges to your phone bill or take other actions to steal your money. And when you protest that you never authorized the charges, […]

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Low-Income Energy Assistance (LIEAP)

Posted on 12. Jan, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, News

The Low-Income Energy Assistance program gives families a one-time payment to help pay their heating bills. The funds are paid directly to the heating vendor. Families must meet all of the following: Household must meet an income test. Household must be responsible for its heating bills. Household cannot have resources over $2,200. Household must include […]

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Accessible Transportation Information

Posted on 06. Jan, 2017 by in Community, Information & Referral

Trans-Aid – 727-2000 Trans-Aid provides regional non-emergency transportation within Forsyth County. Clients are asked to contribute 50 cents per one-way trip or they can purchase a 30-day pass/ fare card for $15 at the Hampton D. Haith Administration Building (located at 1060 N. Trade Street- open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm). Clients may not be required to pay […]

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The Adaptables CIL Holiday Schedule

Posted on 16. Dec, 2016 by in Community, Information & Referral

                      The Adaptables Office will be closed Monday December 19 thru Monday December 26, 2016 for the Christmas Holiday. The office will reopen December 27, 2016 at 8:30 am The Adaptables Office will be closed Tuesday January 2, 2017 for New Year’s  

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