Living Well with Diabetes Workshop

Posted on 19. Sep, 2017 by in News

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September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Posted on 12. Sep, 2017 by in News

Alzheimer’s is diagnosed through a complete medical assessment. If you or a loved one have concerns about memory loss or other symptoms of Alzheimer’s or dementia, it is important to be evaluated by a physician. Steps to Diagnosis Finding the Right Physician Medical Evaluation Steps to diagnosis There is no single test that shows a […]

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Updates from Winston Salem Transit (WSTA)

Posted on 11. Sep, 2017 by in News

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September Housing Update

Posted on 11. Sep, 2017 by in News

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Stephen E. Sallee Assistive Technology Awards of Excellence

Posted on 01. Sep, 2017 by in News

The Stephen E. Sallee Assistive Technology Awards of Excellence gives us a great way to recognize professionals, advocates, volunteers, and family members, caretakers or users of assistive technology (AT) for their support of North Carolinians who use assistive technology. Stephen Elden Sallee became a wheelchair user after a diving accident in 1962. Despite his physical challenges, […]

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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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