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want to thank everyone who made Annual Dessert Spectacular, on May 1, 2013
Our 19th dessert spectacular was successful and it was great to
see so many people come out to show their support! Thank you!!
pictures are posted on our Facebook Page
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We Thank our sponsors,
contributors, honorees, and board members.
For Pictures and Slide show
Our New Home:
15-17 Third Street,
Troy, N.Y. 12180
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES
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Polio Survivors Support Group will meet the fourth
Friday of every month at 2:00 PM. So if you would like to meet, talk, or just
know that we are here, please come to the Independent Living Center of the
Hudson Valley, 15-17 Third Street, Troy, NY 12180. Some transportation
available - call 274-0701.
Capital District Coalition for Accessible Transportation
Improving transportation for people with disabilities
in the Capital District
When: Meetings are once every other month
Time: 6:30pm -8:00pm
Where: Albany Public Library (Main Branch)
161 Washington Ave. , Albany, NY;
1st Floor, Large
For more information, please call 273-1110
here for details.
TRANSPORTATION, ADVOCACY AND
COALITION BUILDING IN THE CAPITAL DISTRICT. CLICK HERE
need to know to reduce your carbon footprint
York Relay Welcomes Captioned Telephone Service!
DO YOU NEED A
CONTACT THE PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES (PAS) FOR
AN APPOINTMENT, CALL AT 518-274-0701.
Click here for PAS Web
PAT'S PLACE DEDICATION CEREMONY CELEBRATED
On November 16, 2012 at 4pm, the Independent
Living Center of the Hudson Valley dedicated four programs- advocacy, arts,
education, and communication - to the late Patricio "Pat" Figueroa. The event
will began at 4pm with the presentation and dedication, followed by a reception
with light hors d'oveures, and a presentation by Warren Shaw, nationally
renowned writer and historian, about the history of disability rights in New
Read the Full Press
read about the
four programs @ Pat's Place
From the Albany Times Union, Wed April 25, 2012
ALBANY The New York State Independent Living Council
has created the Pat Figueroa Sponsorships for young adults with disabilities.
The program honors Patricio "Pat" Figueroa Jr., an activist and advocate who
died April 3 at the age of 63.
more: @ timesunion.com
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It's Becoming Tougher To Be A Blind Person In New
It's not easy being a blind New Yorker. Recently, with the
influx of both road and building construction, it's been even more difficult
for blind pedestrians to use their other senses to navigate New York City,
according to the New York Times.
Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen With Health
In the Inland Empire, an economically depressed region in Southern
California, President Obamas health care law is expected to extend
insurance coverage to more than 300,000 people by 2014. But coverage will not
necessarily translate into care: Local health experts doubt there will be
enough doctors to meet the areas needs. There are not enough now.
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