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Success Story: Billy’s Person Centered Planning

Check out the Tennessee Department of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities‘ latest video on how Person Centered Planning and putting Employment First has helped someone grow and thrive in their community in Northeast Tennessee. The staff with Core Services supported Billy on his... Continue Reading 

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SSI Payments To Increase in 2018

via Disability Scoop People with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income or Social Security are set to see their largest rise in benefits in years.The Social Security Administration said in October that payments will increase 2 percent in 2018. That’s the biggest year-over-year... Continue Reading 

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Nonprofit Wants To Create 130K Jobs For People With Disabilities

via Disability Scoop According to the non-profit organization Creative Spirit, more than 85% of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities lack employment in integrated positions, something they call a “global crisis and likely the most profound human rights employment issue of our... Continue Reading 

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