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CCMR is hosting a Comedy Night Fundraiser
Saturday September 28, 2013
Giggles Comedy Club at Prince Pizza, Saugus MA
Doors open at 6:30, Tickets are $25.00 (Pizza included)
For More info or For Tickets Call: 781-322-0852
The Developmental Disabilities Act Revisites
ADD Envision The Future
Senator Newman from Virginia makes a passionate plea for the Central Virginia Training Center and ICF/MR
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Connecticut Cost Saving Analysis to Close ICF/MR Facility
of 40 Million Dollars in Savings to Taxpayers Should be
Re-evaluated by Independant Agency
Key Program Restored Till End of FY-11
Need for an Independent Cost Study
Facility Cost Analysis Report
DOJ Settles with AMC
Living With Disabilities
ADA Transportation Hearing
2010 Election Results
Fernald League Last Post on Blue Mass Group
Fernald League Dissolves after 54 Years of Advocacy
Fernald League Disbands at End of Year
National Cost Study Analysis
National Cost Study Analysis Update
Dr. Bacotti's 2008 Cost Analysis of Glavin
2008 Cost Analysis of Glavin White Paper
Massachusetts Taxpayers/Boston Foundation Report on DDS and DMH
Response to MTF/BF Report
Please read and watch this story:
Utah Health Department: ICF's/ID
Imagine you're a 79-year old woman with an intellectually disabled 53-year old son. You're growing older and require care for yourself, and your son needs even more care, including 24-hour support and assistance with his medical needs.
Next, imagine having a family of several children including one child who is severally intellectually disabled requiring constant, high-level care. Both you and your spouse must work full-time to provide for your family's needs and cannot always be there...
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Please read the NY Times Story
about the abuse and neglect in
NY State Operated Group Homes
According to the author this is part one and there will be a part two concerning
Vendor Operated Homes
The US Supreme stated:
The Supreme Court, in its landmark Olmstead v. L.C. ruling, recognized the need for a range of services which respond to the varied and unique needs of the entire disability community: “We emphasize that nothing in the ADA or its implementing regulations condones termination of institutional settings for persons unable to handle or benefit from community settings...Nor is there any federal requirement that community-based treatment be imposed on patients who do not desire it.” 119 S. Ct. 2176, 2187 (1999).
CCMR Supports Choice!!!THE U.S. SUPREME COURT SUPPORTS CHOICE!!!
"It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act. There are two aspects to action.
One is to overcome the distortions and afflictions of your own mind, that is,
in terms of calming and eventually dispelling anger.
This is action out of compassion. The other is more social, more public.
When something needs to be done in the world to rectify the wrongs,
if one is really concerned with benefitting others, one needs to be engaged, involved".