1. National Service Inclusion Project

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    Please find the following upcoming webinars and resources that might be of interest. Feel free to share with your local networks. Informational Resources 1)Video Relay Service – Press Release from FCC Web-link: http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2013/db0610/DOC-321504A1.pdf The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted comprehensive reforms to further protect and strengthen the Video Relay Service...
  2. Medicaid Adult Buy-In Benefit Update

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    Medicaid Buy-In Programs for People with Disabilities are being developed as a result of the Colorado Health Care Affordability Act. Colorado’s Medicaid Buy-In Programs will be available to working adults with disabilities and to children with disabilities. Read more about each Medicaid Buy-In Program by clicking on the links below: Adult Buy-In Children’s Buy-In...
  3. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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    From United Nations Enable: The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol was adopted on 13 December 2006 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, and was opened for signature on 30 March 2007. There were 82 signatories to the Convention, 44 signatories to...
  4. Let your voice be heard!

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    The Colorado Statewide Independent Living Council (CSILC) champions the full inclusion of people with disabilities in community life. The CSILC furthers this mission by strengthening independent living centers, advocating for change with elected and appointed officials, and educating the general public about independent living. Currently the Council is working on a...
  5. What does Healthcare Reform look like in Colorado?

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    The following presentations about Healthcare Reform were given on September 12th, 2011 at the Eagle County Community Center in El Jebel, by: George Lyford,  Health Care Attorney, Colorado Center on Law and Policy Lorez Meinhold, Senior Policy Director, Governor’s Office of Policy and Research, and Nicole Konkoly,  Medicaid ACC Community...
  6. SAVE the DATE – September 26th

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    On Wednesday, September 26, from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM, the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council (CDDC) will hold its bi-monthly Council meeting in the Third Street Center in Carbondale, Colorado. This is the second meeting the Council has conducted in the Roaring Fork Valley. Engaging the community became a vital...
  7. HR 3423 ABLE Act

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    Information about an important bill: Purpose: To encourage and assist individuals and families in saving private funds for the purpose of supporting individuals with disabilities to maintain health, independence, and a better quality of life. In creating ABLE Accounts, the legislative intent is to provide secure funding for disability-related expenses...
 

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