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Category Archives: Deaf Outreach
Click on header to view video of Harry Barnum, Director of Deaf Outreach and Advocacy, announcing available housing units for people with Sensory and Mobility Impairments.
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
PECO is offering new energy-efficient refrigerators to its income eligible consumers. To qualify: You must be the PECO residential electric customer who pays the electric bill Your income must be at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)* … Continue reading
Please join Liberty Resources on October 29th for our Taste of Independence celebration. The event will honor those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to helping Liberty Resources further the Independent Living Movement. Click on the link to purchase tickets and find out … Continue reading
On Wednesday, September 24 from 11-2pm, Voter Registration services will be available at LRI located at 714 Market Street. In addition, an accessible voting booth will be on site for individuals wishing to receive instruction on how to use the … 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