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Assistance Animals in Emergency Shelters

Introduction In the event of a disaster, you might need to evacuate. But what about your as…

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Disasters and Assistance Animals

Preparing your assistance animal for a disaster It is important to include your assistan…

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Moving into the Economic Mainstream

An overview of employment services for people with disabilities in North Carolina The pa…

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Sample Letter to Request an Interpreter

Sample Letter to Doctor, Nurse or Other Medical Professional Requesting a Sign Language…

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Sign Language Interpreters in Healthcare

Advocacy tips for asking your health care provider for a sign language interpreter The fi…

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Effective Communication Under the ADA

A guide created by DOJ to “help title II and title III entities understand the rules…

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School Transportation

Schools must provide special transportation to a student with an IEP if the student canno…

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Trauma-Informed Approaches

A non-clinical overview of trauma-informed approaches presented by Cas Shearin. Learn…

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Transition Planning

This information packet describes the key requirements for transition services for stu…

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Pre-Employment Transition Services: FAQ

A new law called the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires that …

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