NCIL Condemns House Passage of H.R. 620

Posted on 16. Feb, 2018 by in News

  The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) strongly condemns the passage of H.R. 620 by the House of Representatives. Despite fierce opposition from the disability community, the House passed a bill that would roll back our right to access and participate in our communities.   The bill was passed by 213 Republicans and 12 […]

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H.R. 620 Vote Tomorrow: Keep Up the Pressure!

Posted on 14. Feb, 2018 by in News

We only have one day to stop the House from voting to strip our civil rights away! The House will vote on H.R. 620 tomorrow, so we need to take action today! We need everyone to contact their Representative and urge them to vote NO on H.R. 620!   Contact your Representative today!   Call! […]

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Congress Weighs Changes To ADA –More Information on the Importance on the Fight Against H.R.620

Posted on 13. Feb, 2018 by in News

Disability advocacy groups are rallying to fight against legislation they say would undermine longstanding accessibility protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA Education and Reform Act, or H.R.620, is slated to come up for a full vote in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday or Thursday. But detractors say the bill would gut […]

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Action Alert: Save the ADA – H.R. 620 to Be Voted on This Thursday!

Posted on 13. Feb, 2018 by in News

  The House of Representatives is planning to vote on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Education and Reform Act (H.R. 620) this Thursday, February 15!   Take Action Now!   Contact your Representative today and urge them to vote NO on H.R. 620. All Representatives can be reached through the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at […]

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Adaptables Office Closed on Monday February 19th in Observance of President Day

Posted on 12. Feb, 2018 by in News

Adaptables Office closed on Monday February 19th in observance of President Day

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Veterans Coffee Update 2/12/18

Posted on 12. Feb, 2018 by in News

  Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970 Hospice & Palliative CareCenter and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator If you have questions about Hospice care, please call or email: 336 331-1309   don.timmons@hospicecarecenter.org Winston-Salem Vets Coffee this THURSDAY morning, 2/15, at the PDQ restaurant on Stratford Rd.  8:30 – 10:30 […]

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Happy Valentines Day

Posted on 12. Feb, 2018 by in News

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Action Alert: Issue a Press Release and Contact the Press about H.R. 620! Please Copy and Email to Your House of Representative Members

Posted on 09. Feb, 2018 by in News

The House of Representatives is planning to vote on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Education and Reform Act (H.R. 620) NEXT WEEK. Please, take action now! See yesterday’s alert for more information. CILs, SILCs, Associations, and other organizations: Please issue a press release and contact the press about H.R. 620! You can use and […]

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10 Tips for Valentine’s Day For Students With Disabilities

Posted on 05. Feb, 2018 by in News

Use social stories to prepare children who need preparation Think about what areas of need your child has (social skills, communication, writing, etc.) and think about how you can incorporate addressing those needs (or practicing) using Valentine’s Day Ask your teacher ahead of time for the class list, don’t wait for a week before if […]

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February is Black History Month

Posted on 05. Feb, 2018 by in News

Each year beginning on February 1, an entire month of events are planned nationwide honoring the history and contributions of African Americans. The theme for Black History Month in 2018 is “African Americans in Times of War” honoring those brave men and women who served their countries in the armed forces, especially those who made […]

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