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Disability News: West Virginia

  • Synopsis: Disability news stories and popular health topics from the state of West Virginia USA.

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West Virginia Disability Resources

ADAPT of West Virginia - ADAPT of WV is a group of people with disabilities that want their rights and want them NOW! -

West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services

The West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) helps people with disabilities establish and reach their vocational goals -

West Virginia Developmental Disabilities Council

The Council's mission is to assure that West Virginians with developmental disabilities receive the services, supports and opportunities they need to achieve independence, productivity, integration and inclusion into the community of their choice -

Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

We provide training, information, and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to businesses, consumers, schools, and government agencies within the Mid-Atlantic Region (PA, DE, MD, VA, WV, and DC) -

West Virginia Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The mission of the West Virginia Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WVCDHH) is to advocate for, develop, and coordinate public policies, regulations, and programs to assure full and equal opportunity for persons who are deaf and hard of hearing in West Virginia -

West Virginia Advocates

West Virginia Advocates, Inc. (WVA) is the federally mandated protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities in West Virginia -

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Latest West Virginia Publications

  1. West Virginia Schools Get Warning from Federal Government about Bullying
    It's time for West Virginia schools to live up to their legal obligations and take action to stop bullying.
  2. Advocates Want W. Va. Gov. Manchin to Ensure Medicaid Makes Better Provisions Before Expanding Managed Care
    Exercise more care and get more input from affected parties before DHHR expands managed care in the Medicaid program.
  3. Grants for West Virginia Child Advocacy Centers
    West Virginia Governor Announces $1.1 Million In Grants For Child Advocacy Centers.

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