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The DC Metro Business Leadership Network - District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland

How can we raise awareness that hiring individuals with disabilities makes good business sense? The mission of the DC Metro Business Leadership Network is to engage and inform regional businesses about the benefits of and resources available for active employment outreach to qualified individuals with disabilities. Attached are outreach materials created by this network.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52755

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Employment and Benefits Planning Outreach Materials - California

How is the state of California teaching its consumers with disabilities about ways of working and maintaining health benefits? Through a slide presentation, Facebook update, video update, and newsletter, California reaches out with information and resources on career planning, job training, job hunting and workplace support for job seekers. Attached are replicable MIG program materials for states seeking ways to provide similar information.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52734

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Office of Consumer & Family Affairs Newsletter - New Hampshire

How does the state of New Hampshire reach out to individuals with disabilities and their families? The Office of Consumer & Family Affairs (OCFA) provides information, education and support for children and youth, families, adults and older adults who are dealing with the challenges of mental illness. Attached is a newsletter put out by OCFA that provides important updates and resources as well as a link to their website.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52728

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Lessons Learned From Rural Job Development - Alaska

Written for the APSE newsletter, this article details successes for individuals with disabilities in finding employment in rural Alaska. It states that, especially in rural communities, self employment, or creating your own job, makes the most sense. Options for people with disabilities are more advantageous in self employment, especially if they are receiving Social Security benefits.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52704

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Outreach Material for MIG Grantees - Alabama

How is Alabama providing its disabled population with important information on topics such as employment and health care? Attached are a brochure and newsletter with information on help available for individuals receiving benefits who want to work without losing their cash benefits and health care and the new health care laws' expected impact on people with disabilities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52702

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Commonwealth Fund Survey of Long-Term Care Specialists: Literature Abstracts

Experts were asked about the current state of LTC in the US and potential reforms in the delivery and financing of these services. Eight articles appearing in the August 2010 issue of Medical Care Research and Review explore the survey findings and analysis, revealing opinions on the state of the industry, the nature of its problems, its dissatisfaction with past efforts at repair, and its preferences for future strategies for improvement.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52642

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Advancing Home and Community-Based Services: Transforming Policies, Programs, and Service Delivery in Long-Term Care – Public Policy & Aging Report

The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging sponsored PPAR’s Winter/Spring 2010 issue. It includes seven articles written by national experts describing recent and notable changes in LTC policy, with its increasing emphasis on HCBS services. An introductory essay provides a 30-year review of the evolutionary process of LTC. Consumer-directed initiatives, caregiver and workforce issues, maturation of the service delivery system, and a review of recent state-level initiatives are discussed.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52633

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