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Disability News: Nevada

  • Synopsis: Major disability news stories from Nevada articles include medical and health related news, information, and updates.

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Information regarding the State of Nevada, including statistics, news, and information of interest for persons with disabilities.

Nevada Disability Resources

Nevada Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired

Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired (BSBVI) provides a variety of services to eligible individuals, whose vision is not correctable by ordinary eye care - detr.state.nv.us/rehab/reh_bvi.htm

Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada

The Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada is the largest organization in the region dedicated to supporting individuals and families with Down Syndrome - www.dsosn.org

Goodwill of Southern Nevada

Goodwill of Southern Nevada, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides education, employment and training for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment to maximize the quality of life for each individual served - www.sngoodwill.org

Accessible Space, Inc.

ASI's Nevada Community Enrichment Program (NCEP) serves individuals who have survived a traumatic or acquired brain injury - www.accessiblespace.org

Special Olympics Nevada

Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition to more than 3,900 children and adults with developmental disabilities in Nevada. - www.sonv.org

Nevada Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation is a state and federally funded program that helps eligible people with disabilities become employed - detr.state.nv.us/rehab/reh_vorh.htm

Nevada Alzheimer's Organization

The Alzheimer's Association Web site provides information on the latest Alzheimer care strategies, research findings and advocacy initiatives - www.alz.org/norcal

Statistics: Nevada Disability




Latest Nevada Publications

  1. Special Needs Trusts for Persons with Disabilities in Nevada
    Article looks at the law that allows families to set up special needs trusts or supplemental needs trusts (SNTs) in the U.S. state of Nevada.
  2. National Emergency Test Forgetting People with Disability in Nevada
    As residents and tourists are protected under the ADA the state city and county appear to be violating the law for failure to have persons with disabilities needs addressed in event of an emergency.
  3. Changes in Medicare Policies Make it Difficult for Nevada Beneficiaries to Obtain Power Wheelchairs
    Medicare Policy Changes Will Make it More Difficult for Nevada Beneficiaries to Obtain Power Wheelchairs.
  4. Recognition for Nevada State Mental Health Hospital
    Nevada State mental health hospital receives national recognition for patient treatment.


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