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National Disability Rights Network

NDRN’s mission is to promote the integrity and capacity of the P&A/CAP national network and to advocate for the enactment and vigorous enforcement of laws protecting civil and human rights of people with disabilities.

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This Is Your Stressed-Out Brain On Scarcity

The NPR – By LAURA STARECHESKI – July 14, 2014

Scientists have long recognized that poverty can aggravate health problems. Now they're also beginning to understand that the stress of too little income actually changes the way people think.

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Sanctions Common Against Doctors With Odd Medicare Billing

The NPR – By CHARLES ORNSTEIN – July 20, 2014

Over the past couple of months, media organizations including ProPublica have been busy dissecting data released by Medicare on payments made to health professionals in 2012.

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Letter in celebration of the 24th Anniversary of the ADA and 15 years of Olmstead

NDRN – By Curt Decker– July 2, 2014

A writing to reflect on the importance of integrated employment, ending the ongoing exploitation of people with disabilities and advocating fair pay for all.

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AARP Medicare/Medicaid Information

AARP publishes all the current information you will need to navigate the Medicare/Medicaid maze

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2013 Disability Rights of the Virgin Islands Annual Report

Download the 2013 Annual Report for the Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands.

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VI Alert

VI Alert is a local warning system that allows residents to receive ongoing alerts on weather, earthquakes, public health issues, beach closures and other important information. Virgin Islands residents may register their home, fax, mobile phone number or e-mail address to receive the information at: www.vialert.gov.

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Disability Rights of the Virgin Islands

The Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) is the only territory-wide advocacy organization established by Congress that provides legal services to eligible persons with disabilities in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was created on October 1, 1977 and was then known as the Committee on Advocacy for the Developmentally Disabled, Inc., and later as Virgin Islands Advocacy, Inc.There are a total of 57 protection and advocacy organizations for each state and territory of the United States.

DRCVI is a member of the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN). Collectively, NDRN is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services for people with disabilities in the United States.