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Advocate from Moldova Speaks on COVID-19 and Deinstitutionalization at Regional UN Consultation

On February 25, 2021 the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities held a consultation with persons with disabilities through their representative organizations on the theme: “From isolation, invisibility and segregation into inclusion of persons with disabilities in the community. Identifying and overcoming barriers to the successful process of deinstitutionalization.” This regional consultation for Eastern Europe and...
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CRPD Implementation in the EU – Support for Deinstitutionalization of People with Disability in the Republic of Moldova

People with disabilities have the right to live in the community receiving adequate support according to their needs, according to Article 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
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Donate Items from Susquehanna Service Dogs’ Wish List

Donate items that Susquehanna Service Dogs uses regularly. When brand names are noted, please do not make substitutions. These selections are specifically chosen for the health and safety of our dogs or to meet our specific need.
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Achieving Employment Goals

David understands the importance of setting and achieving goals. He has focused the past year on self-improvement and continues to create new goals for himself. David began with physical and mental wellness goals that included working out, meditating, and taking time to read almost every day. His workout regimen includes strength training exercises and running....
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In Pursuit of a Career in Music

Cody loves music and making people happy. With support from Keystone Human Services’ Autism Services, Cody has been taking the steps needed to pursue a career that complements his musical talent. He finished an internship with popular local musician Steven Courtney and can play harmonica, guitar, and a computerized drum machine to accompany the lyrics...
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Living Independently

Bobby Trimble presents himself as polite, social and friendly. However, he explains that he hasn’t always been that way. Before joining the Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) ten years ago, Bobby was quiet and uncomfortable in most social situations. He became more comfortable with social engagements and public settings by practicing different social skills with...
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