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Richard Abam

6 July 2021

Lagos, Nigeria

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The Network for Inclusion of People with Special Needs (NIPSN) provides empowerment-based counseling, needs-specific rehabilitation, assistive equipment, and vocational training to people with disabilities. Residents ...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Eric Krebs

11 September 2020

Illinois, United States

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Striking a balance between interdependence and independence is crucial for those living with disabilities. Finding affordable housing that is accessible and accommodates a disability is difficult to secure and often t...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Neal St. Anthony

6 September 2020

Melrose, Minnesota, United States

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A new housing program in Minnesota is building off of an existing program to better provide housing for the developmentally disabled and their potential caregivers. The program known as "Rumi" helps cut costs associat...

Transitions Online

Eugenia Dolgaya

20 March 2020

Gomel, Belarus

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A residential home for disabled children in Gomel, Belarus is setting an example for similar facilities by changing the model of care. Designed with the goal of reuniting the children with their families, the facility...

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Damien Newton

12 December 2019

Los Angeles, California, United States

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The success of a pilot program that successfully housed several dozen people in Los Angeles is the basis of current proposed legislation. The program known as "SHARE! Collaborative Housing" finds housing for people wi...

Reasons to be Cheerful

David Byrne

25 September 2019

United States

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The Housing First model proposes finding homes for the unhoused without requiring employment, stability, or sobriety in order to qualify. Getting people off the street first and then helping them stay there through va...

Santa Fe Reporter

Katherine Lewin

27 August 2019

Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

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Housing options for patients dealing with mental illness are bleak in New Mexico. Casa Milagro provides an alternative to the infamous board-and-care homes and offers a sense of community as well as medically trained ...

Bloomberg CityLab

Sophie Haigney

31 October 2018

Phoenix, United States

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For the growing number of adults with autism or other neurodivergencies, the First Place apartment complex is purposely designed to provide services and independent living, and to combat long waits for other supportiv...

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Anna Louie Sussman

18 June 2018

New Zealand

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Undervaluation of care work stems from gender bias. A labor union brought this argument to court in New Zealand and won big. The settlement nearly doubled wages for workers, which has led to the added bonus of less st...

Finance & Commerce

Dan Emerson

16 June 2017

Golden Valley, Minnesota, United States

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An apartment complex in Golden Valley, Minnesota offers unique services and support for adults with developmental disabilities. The complex, called New Cornerstone Creek, offers independent living and community spaces...

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Marie Wilson

7 October 2016

Naperville, Illinois, United States

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Part 3 of the Caregivers Crisis series: In light of a shortage of state group living facilities in Illinois, one family is partnering with a non-profit to retrofit their home into a safe, independent living space for ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Meg Kissinger

19 March 2006

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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With the promise of community care, psychiatric wards were unlocked 30 years ago. Today, the sickest patients live in squalor.

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