Inclusion Desk

Connections: Discussing the challenges the pandemic has presented for people with disabilities

When COVID-19 vaccines first became available, a local doctor noticed a gap in access when it came to people with disabilities. Dr. Tiffany Pulcino and...
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Fri, 03/26/2021 - 10:47am
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Helping individuals with disabilities get COVID-19 vaccines

It's been tough for a lot of people to get a COVID-19 vaccine - with challenges like finding out where it’s available and getting an appointment and...
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Fri, 03/05/2021 - 12:00pm
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Autism Nature Trail under construction at Letchworth State Park; completion by fall possible

A mile-long Autism Nature Trail at Letchworth State Park is expected to open to the public later this year. It’s a project that has been over a half...
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Mon, 03/01/2021 - 12:58am
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Republicans question NY COVID-19 policy at OPWDD group homes

Republicans in the New York State Senate claimed Friday that policies enacted by the state during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic may have put...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:19pm
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Connections: The Disability EmpowHer Network

Research finds that girls with disabilities have significantly lower high school graduation rates and higher unemployment rates than their nondisabled...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 11:30am
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Business Report: Starbridge and Al Sigl Community of Agencies are joining forces

In the latest WXXI Business Report, there's a new relationship between Starbridge and Al Sigl Community of Agencies. What will that mean for the two...
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Mon, 02/01/2021 - 9:50am
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Connections: Discussing updates related to autism screening, support, and advocacy

We have a conversation about a number of subjects related to autism. Our guests help us understand a new screening process, how to help families...
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Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:40am
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Connections: Discussing how President Biden's stimulus plan could impact people with disabilities

One aspect of President Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan is focused on helping people with disabilities. If passed, the American Rescue Plan would...
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 10:03am
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Holy Childhood students welcome the chance to spend more time in the classroom

Sky Amish goes to school at a community classroom at the Genesee Valley Regional Market in Henrietta. Since August, Amish, who is 18, and most of the...
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 6:32am
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Lawmakers: NY should provide Wi-Fi for people with developmental disabilities in state-run homes

Several state senators and Assembly members say they were surprised to learn that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration does not provide internet access to...
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Mon, 01/25/2021 - 11:03am
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