IMPORTANT PUBLIC NOTICE ——Changes in Practices in the Evaluation and Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Posted on 08. May, 2018 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness

  COMMENT PERIOD ENDS MAY 20, 2018 The NC Department of Public instruction is accepting comments on proposed changes in practices in the evaluation and identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder. You can review these changes at https://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/asdpolicy.pdf Comments can be submitted in writing to autismspectrumdisorder@dpi.nc.gov

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Veterans Coffee Update 3/5/18

Posted on 05. Mar, 2018 by in Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970 Hospice & Palliative CareCenter and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator If you have questions about Hospice care, please call or email: 336 331-1309   don.timmons@hospicecarecenter.org   “Saluting Women Veterans” recognition dinner, Sunday, June 10. 4:00 – 7:00 pm Benton Convention Center, 301 West […]

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The Ms. Wheelchair NC-America Program Is…

Posted on 12. Dec, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Just Darn Good Information, News

A division of the Ms. Wheelchair America program, Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina-America is a disability advocacy program which seeks to select the most articulate and accomplished spokeswoman to represent persons with disabilities in the state of North Carolina and at the national level. Candidates are judged on their accomplishments since the onset of their disability, […]

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N.C. Aquariums to Offer Reduced Admission for Low-Income Families Starting Nov. 1

Posted on 08. Nov, 2017 by in Community, Information & Referral

Beginning Nov. 1, admission fees at North Carolina aquariums will be reduced for patrons presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer, or EBT, card along with a valid form of photo identification. Under the new program, adult admission will be $3 and $2 for children ages 3-12. Up to four individuals can be admitted with each EBT […]

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October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted on 17. Oct, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

  Congress designated each October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The Office of Disability Employment Policy has the lead in planning NDEAM   activities and materials to   increase the public’s awareness of the contributions and skills of American workers with disabilities. Various programs carried out throughout the month also highlight the specific      employment barriers […]

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In Memory of Our Dear Friend Ken

Posted on 16. Oct, 2017 by in Community, Information & Referral

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VET COFFEE MEETING

Posted on 03. Oct, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

  Special November Veterans Events & Activities Friday, November 10 @ 11 am – Veterans Day Ceremony @ Hospice & Palliative CareCenter (FOLLOWED BY A LIGHT LUNCH) 101 Hospice Lane, W-S.  Saturday, November 11, Veterans Day Parade downtown Winston-Salem Saturday, November 11, Veterans Day Parade, Mooresville (special invitation to female Veterans to walk or ride […]

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Don’t Give Out your Social Security Number Just Because Someone Asks

Posted on 02. Oct, 2017 by in Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, News

According to the Social Security Administration, you are not required to give out your SSN except to employers and financial institutions, which use them for tax reporting purposes. “Giving the number is voluntary even when asked for the number directly,” SSA  If requested, the Administration suggests that consumers ask why and how the number is […]

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Governor Cooper Signs Law to Make Traffic Stops Safer for Deaf, Hard of Hearing

Posted on 04. Aug, 2017 by in Community, Information & Referral, News

Aug. 3, 2017 — Legislation that allows Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens to request a designation for their driver’s license from the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles was signed into law last week by Governor Roy Cooper. The bill, HB 84, passed with unanimous, bi-partisan support and will make interactions between law enforcement and […]

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Exceptional Families Meeting

Posted on 04. Apr, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

                                       Exceptional Families Meeting                                        Selene Johnson from ABC of NC Thursday, April 27, 2017 Dinner at 5:30 PM Meeting and Childcare 6:00-8:00 PM Little Creek Recreation Center 610 Foxcroft Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27103 April is Autism Awareness Month.  Selene Johnson from ABC of NC will join us to talk about billing Insurance for Autism […]

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