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Disability News: Louisiana

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

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Facts, statistics, and news of interest for persons with disabilities residing in - or visiting the State of Louisiana.

Louisiana Disability Resources

Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network (LATAN)

LATAN is a 501(c)(3) statewide nonprofit organization that connects individuals with disabilities and older persons to the Assistive Technology (AT) that enables independence in employment, school, and community living - www.latan.org

Lighthouse for the Blind New Orleans

The Lighthouse for the Blind serves people in the region who are blind or visually impaired by providing job training, competitive employment, and services - lhb.org

Louisiana School for the Deaf

Our school, which was established in 1852, has provided excellence in education for over 150 years. We serve approximately 500 deaf or hard of hearing children and their families, making us one of the major schools for the deaf in the nation - www.lalsd.org

Spina Bifida of Greater New Orleans (SBGNO)

The Spina Bifida of Greater New Orleans, Inc. (SB of GNO) is a non-profit, tax exempt organization for the expressed purpose of providing services to those persons born with Spina Bifida and their families, and to increase public awareness about Spina Bifida and its prevention - ww.sbgno.org

Special Olympics Louisiana

Special Olympics is an international organization that changes lives by promoting understanding, acceptance, and inclusion between people with and without intellectual disabilities - www.laso.org

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council

The Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council is made up of people from every region of the state who are appointed by the governor to develop and implement a five year plan to address the needs of persons with developmental disabilities - www.laddc.org/main/

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Latest Louisiana Publications

  1. Louisiana Federal Disaster Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families
    Federal disaster aid available to State of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in area affected by severe storms and flooding.
  2. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Update
    BP today provided an update on developments in the response to the MC252 oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.
  3. Danziger Bridge Case - Fourth New Orleans Police Officer Pleads Guilty
    Former New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) officer Robert Barrios pleaded guilty today in federal court.
  4. Louisiana Tech Students to Present on Regenerative Medicine
    Symposium on Regenerative Medicine Wound Healing 2010 Experimental Biology meeting, April 24-28 at the Anaheim (CA) Convention Center.
  5. Louisiana McNeese State University in Lawsuit
    An attorney from Lake Charles Louisiana is currently representing a woman in a wheelchair who was injured in a McNeese State University campus restroom.

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