Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their families through community inclusion and support.
Amanda Hall came home in an ambulance. Her parents were waiting at their single-story house in this town, about a 15-minute drive east of Winter Haven. Cindy and Walt Hall had made the 80-mile round trip to the Orlando hospital every day while their daughter fought for her life.
When searching for a new home, people with disabilities often have a longer and more complicated list of considerations compared with other individuals. In addition to common wish-list items, such as reliable public transportation and diverse entertainment options, people with disabilities also must think about things like the accessibility of facilities or even the cleanliness of the air.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio wants to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program that provides financial assistance to nearly 8 million seniors and people who are blind and disabled.