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Disability News: California

  • Synopsis: Disabled World News presents the latest disability information and health related news from California USA.

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Information regarding the State of California, including facts and statistics, disability news, and information of interest for persons with disabilities residing in the State of California.

California Disability Resources

Disability Justice now has a Los Angeles office to accommodate its growing California Social Security disability clients. The office is located at 11755 Wilshire Boulevard, 15th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90025. To schedule an appointment, please call 800-773-1300.

California Council of the Blind

Since 1934, the mission of the California Council of the Blind (CCB) is to gain full independence and equality of opportunity for all blind and visually impaired Californians -

Deaf Community Services of San Diego

The mission of Deaf Community Services is to enrich the lives of people by providing services, education and advocacy that promote independence, opportunity, accessibility, and diversity. -

Down Syndrome Association of Orange County

Mission is to provide the means necessary to empower individuals with Down syndrome to reach their full potential. Their Vision is to become a model organization that will not cease until every person with Down syndrome is a valued member of society -

Discovery Blind Sports

Discovery is dedicated to fostering self-sufficiency in blind and visually impaired children and adults by improving their mobility, confidence, independence, and social skills through involvement in physical activities -

The Arc of Ventura County

The Arc of Ventura County is committed to securing for all people with developmental disabilities and related conditions, the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they learn, live, work and play -, Independent Living Centers by County

The Independent Living Section of the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) is one part of California's independent living network, which includes 29 independent living centers (ILCs) and the State Independent Living Council (SILC) -

Mental Health Association in California

The mission of the Mental Health Association in California is to provide advocacy, education, information and other assistance necessary to ensure that all people who require mental health services are able to receive the mental health and other services that they need, and are not denied any other benefits, services, rights, or opportunities based on their need for mental health services -

Statistics: California Disability

Latest California Publications

  1. Delays in California Caregiver Payments Hearing
    For years, California state has been hearing complaints that carers state-issued paychecks are often delayed for days or weeks in the In Home Support System.
  2. San Diego and San Francisco Juvenile Hall Investigations
    Disability Rights California issues findings of investigations into use of pepper spray and excessive use of room confinement.
  3. Gov. Signs New California Dyslexia Laws
    Decoding Dyslexia California comments on the benefits for public schoolchildren with dyslexia and their families of new California dyslexia laws.
  4. Cost-saving Program for Orthopedic Procedures at Californian Hospitals Falls Short of Goals
    Study finds cost saving effort in health care falls short of goals and bundled payment demonstration provides lessons for future.
  5. Adult Day Health Care Settlement
    Plaintiffs representing low-income people with disabilities reached a settlement in a federal lawsuit that challenged planned elimination of Adult Day Health Care as a Medi-Cal benefit.

Full List of California Documents (43 Items)


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