Accessibility

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Promising Practices in HCBS: The Massachusetts Accessible Housing Registry

This report documents the state of Massachusetts’ attempt to develop a central registry for accessible housing that includes public housing, privately operated subsidized housing, and private market-rate developments. People with disabilities can access the registry on the Internet and by contacting the state’s Centers for Independent Living. This report provides a description of the program.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49945

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Alpha One Organization for People with Disabilities

Alpha One, a Center for Independent Living, has enabled thousands of people with disabilities to live more fully and more independently in all aspects of their lives. Alpha One annually assists more than 4,000 people of all ages, including children and the elderly, with a range of disabilities. The below website link can provide additional information.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49928

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Accessing Worker\'s Compensation Insurance for Individuals Participating in Self-Directed Support Service Programs: A National Review

This presentation focuses on workers' compensation laws and systems as they pertain to domestic service workers, and in particular, personal assistance workers, in 50 states, the District of Columbia, five U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands) and the tribal government of the Navajo Nation.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49896

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Colorado Department of Human Services

CDHS oversees the state’s 64 county departments of social/human services, the state’s public mental health system, Colorado’s system of services for people with developmental disabilities, the state’s juvenile corrections system and all state and veterans’ nursing homes, through more than 5,000 employees and thousands of community-based service providers.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49872

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Texas Home of Your Own Coalition

This document describes the program established by the United Cerebral Palsy of Texas and its partners to increase housing and homeownership opportunities for people with disabilities in 1995. The report explains the Texas Home of Your Own Coalition and how it brings together people and organizations with a broad range of expertise and experience in disability advocacy and in fields associated with homeownership.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49859

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Increasing the Quality of Lives and Saving Money: Nebraska\'s Comprehensive Service Delivery Model for Assistive Technology and Home Modifications

This PowerPoint document reports some of Nebraska's services to promote accessibility. Topics of the presentation include employment, independent living, and housing.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49822

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Midwestern Regional Housing Forum Introduction & Notes

In Sept. ‘03 the Community Living Exchange Collaborative brought together 6 states for a Midwestern Regional Housing Forum. The presentation provides an overview and goals of the two-day forum. The notes provide an overview of the purpose and identify objectives of the Forum and highlight the specific action steps identified by the six participating state teams.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/49814

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