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Preventing Wandering: Resources for Parents and First Responders

via Autism Speaks Wandering by children with autism is common, dangerous and puts tremendous stress on families. Amid a frightening number of wandering cases of children with autism this – many of them fatal. AutismSpeaks reminds families of the resources available and... Continue Reading 

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Education, General awareness

Educate yourself: Dual Diagnosis Webinar Series

via TN Department of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities may also have mental health and substance use issues that are overlooked. At the same time, traditional behavioral health resources and interventions don’t always take into account the unique needs... Continue Reading 

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Advocacy, General awareness

Feds Set Disability Hiring Quota

via DisabilityScoop With a new hiring goal, the federal government plans to use affirmative action to grow the number of people with disabilities on its payroll. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission finalized a rule this month that will set a hiring... Continue Reading 

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