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Liberty Resources, Inc. offers Consumers a variety of programs and events each month. All events take place at LRI, 801 Arch Street, Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19107. For more information about any activity listed, call LRI’s main number (215-634-2000) and … Continue reading
Both the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives have unanimously passed Resolutions for person-first language for people with disabilities! These Resolutions urge the Commonwealth to use respectful and positive language about people with disabilities. These Resolutions are the first of … Continue reading
The federal government website Disability.gov has information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. In the February issue, visitors can explore resources covering 10 main topics, including housing, employment and healthcare for individuals receiving social security benefits. Click on … Continue reading
The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (the Department) has announced that it will not end the Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities program, also known as MAWD. The Department had originally proposed to end this important Medicaid program on January 1, … Continue reading
Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today announced his 2014-15 budget will deliver $7.2 million to provide home and community-based services for Pennsylvania adults with physical disabilities currently on the Act 150 waiting list, eliminating it entirely. In 1987, the Attendant … Continue reading
After years of lobbying for more cabs that can handle wheelchairs, disabled people and their advocates Thursday got their wish: The Philadelphia Parking Authority will issue 45 taxi medallions for wheelchair-accessible vehicles by the end of the year. To read … Continue reading
Congress is on the verge of updating our nation’s workforce development and job training system for the first time since 1998. On June 25, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (H.R. 803). The bill revises … Continue reading
Today, LRI’s Nursing Home Transition Administrator, Norma Robertson-Debrowski will testify before a U.S. Senate hearing to mark the 15th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling on Olmstead vs. L.C. The goal of the hearings is to emphasize the need for … Continue reading
A team that made additions to an online map of the accessibility of locations in Philadelphia was chosen as the best project at #Hack4Access, a weekend-long hackathon held last month. More than 60 projects were pitched, among some prepared before … Continue reading