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Forum: New York State 02-15-2018, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Laura
Important article on NYS Home care, aide wages, etc. in Bloomberg news..

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-02-09/americans-will-struggle-to-grow-old-at-home
Alas, Staten Island is not shown!
Forum: Manhattan 02-15-2018, 07:47 PM
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Views: 53
Posted By Laura
Comm Bd. 1 votes for new elevators in financial district subway

My only question is, did they also negotiate for maintenance payments for
those elevators? Because if the building owners aren't paying for
maintenance and eventual replacement, they got a sweet...
Forum: Action Alerts 02-09-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By Laura
Lightbulb Testing and feedback wanted for accessibility map of Central Park

The Central Park Conservancy is in the final stages of development of a
Map & Guide of the Park focused on providing information about
accessibility (especially slopes of park paths and stair...
Forum: New York State 02-09-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By Laura
Post Will home care suffer if Cuomo's managed long-term care reforms pass?

The financial state of the New York home-care industry is getting worse,
according toa report released Monday by the Home Care Association of New
York State. The industry group said the reforms...
Forum: New York City 02-02-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By Laura
TLC’s Central Dispatch has been expanded to all 5 boroughs

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.icabbi.wavtaxi&hl=en
Forum: New York State 02-02-2018, 08:39 AM
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Views: 49
Posted By Laura
Home Care Workers Call On State To Pay Them For Full 24-Hour Shifts

The article at the link below was written by our journalist friend (Steve
Wishnia) who covered the Concepts rally this past summer:
...
Forum: New York State 01-17-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Laura
Changes Coming To Fair Hearing Rights for MLTC and Managed Care Members 3/2018

Among the concerns expressed by consumers are the
following:1. AID CONTINUING RIGHTS WHEN PLAN IS REDUCING OR STOPPING
SERVICES If a managed care or MLTC plan sends notice that it intends to...
Forum: New York State 01-17-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Laura
Changes Coming in Fair Hearing Rights for MLTC and Managed Care Members - March 2018

What is Changing? New York State is preparing to implement massive changes
in appeal rights for members of Medicaid managed care plans, including
members of Managed Long Term Care plans. These are...
Forum: Action Alerts 01-12-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By Laura
Question Where are the Access-A-Ride (AAR) Bus Shelters in NYC?

Video: https://youtu.be/wTJ1pZmmH38
youtu.be

Serving the 5 boroughs of NY with connections to intercounty points,
Access-A-Ride (AAR) is one of the largest paratransit services in the US.
For...
Forum: New York City 01-08-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By Laura
New York City Subways A Hurdle For Disabled Riders

From NPR:https://www.npr.org/2018/01/01/574985937/new-york-city-subways-a-hurdle-for-disabled-riders
New York City Subways A Hurdle For Disabled Riders

January 1, 2018 4:42 PM ET
Heard on All...
Forum: New York City 01-08-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By Laura
Study on Paratransit usage in NYC

New Report: Bringing Innovation to Paratransit

In the first-ever analysis of New York City’s Access-A-Ride usage, the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation has identified key structural ways to...
Forum: Action Alerts 12-11-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By Laura
TLC Commissioners Vote on new FHV (For Hire Vehicle) Pilot Vote

12/13 10 AM, TLC Commissioners Vote on new FHV (For Hire Vehicle) Pilot
Vote (33 Beaver St b/t New & Broad Sts, by the Bull) Redo approving a
pilot program to evaluate a response time metric to...
Forum: New York City 11-17-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By Laura
MTA offers real-time, on-demand service for paratransit users

Definitely an improvement, but notice that they say "yellow and green
taxis" and not "wheelchair accessible taxis". I suspect that this is only
for the sunset of Access-a-Ride users who are capable...
Forum: Brooklyn 10-18-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By Laura
Applications Accepted Until Nov. 20 for Teaching Artist Training Institute 2018

Applications Now being accepted

The Teaching Artist Training Institute (TATI) provides free training and arts education best practices for individuals interested in working with students on the...
Forum: New York City 10-13-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By Laura
Lightbulb Uber Under Fire After NYC Accessibility Requirements Unfold

Uber Under Fire After NYC Accessibility Requirements Unfold
Uber and other for-hire vehicles may not have the capacity to fulfill new requirements in New York.
By Rob Stumpf
October 9, 2017
New...
Forum: New York City 10-13-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Laura
Soapbox For the Disabled, New York’s Sidewalks Are an Obstacle Course

From The NY Times:
For the Disabled, New York’s Sidewalks Are an Obstacle Course...
Forum: Manhattan 10-12-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By Laura
Many Mount Sinai Hospitals Agree to Landmark Class Action Settlement to Improve Healt

http://dralegal.org/press/beth-israel-medical-center-st-lukes-roosevelt-hospital-center-new-york-eye-ear-infirmary-continuum-health-partners-agree-landmark-class-action-settlement/
For Immediate...
Forum: Action Alerts 10-12-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By Laura
Call for technology and ideas to improve safety at intersections for the blind

| October 12, 2017 |
Dear Friends of Mobility Management,There are over 200,000 people with
vision loss living in New York City. While navigating streets with complex
geometries, crowded...
Forum: Manhattan 10-08-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By Laura
Special Needs School Fair at Manhattan JCC Oct. 24th 5:50-7:30pm

Representatives from Preschools through high schools serving the special needs population in NYC will be on site at the JCC to provide answers to your questions about the application process, tuition...
Forum: Brooklyn 09-29-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By Laura
Focus On Ability Short Film Festival from Australia 10/5/17 5:30pm

Dear ICS Member, Please join us for the 2017 Focus on Ability Short Film
Festival, Thursday, October 5, at 5:30 pm. Watch a selection of inspiring
short films, enjoy refreshments and great company....
Forum: Bronx 09-29-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By Laura
BILS to screen Australia's Focus On Ability Short Film Festival 10/6/17

Please join us at Bronx Library Center where Bronx Independent
Living Services (BILS) will showcase Australia’s Focus on Ability Short
Film Festival. Watch a selection of inspiring short films,...
Forum: Action Alerts 09-27-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By Laura
Access-A-Ride Reform Group Wants Your Input

Tired of late pick ups? Annoyed at being on a vehicle for hours and getting a city tour?
Sick of missing work, appointments, shows, dates? Frustrated with being treated badly
because of your...
Forum: Queens 09-25-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By Laura
The Man Who Keeps the Wheels Turning at the U.S. Open

from The New York Times:
The Man Who Keeps the Wheels Turning at the U.S. Open

By CINDY SHMERLER SEPT. 11, 2017
Shingo Kunieda was fretting. It was Thursday, and Kunieda, his coach, his...
Forum: Brooklyn 09-16-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By Laura
The 17th annual Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Oct. 14-15

Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
Webpage: https://www.Facebook.com/SapolinTournament
Date and time: Saturday, 14 October, 9am to 7pm and Sunday, 15 October,
9am to 3pm...
Forum: Action Alerts 09-06-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By Laura
Speak With Commissioner Calise This Friday!

Dear ICS Member and everyone,Victor Calise, Commissioner for the
Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, will be the featured guest at
this Friday's Civics League Meeting. The Commissioner,...
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