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6 July 2021
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 ...
11 September 2020
Illinois, United States
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...
6 September 2020
Melrose, Minnesota, United States
Under 800 Words
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...
20 March 2020
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...
12 December 2019
Los Angeles, California, United States
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...
25 September 2019
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...
27 August 2019
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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 ...
31 October 2018
Phoenix, United States
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...
18 June 2018
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
16 June 2017
Golden Valley, Minnesota, United States
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...
7 October 2016
Naperville, Illinois, United States
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 ...
19 March 2006
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Over 3000 Words
With the promise of community care, psychiatric wards were unlocked 30 years ago. Today, the sickest patients live in squalor.
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