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Up-Dated: Access Center Continues Remote Work through 2020

The Access Center direct service staff will continue remote work for the duration of 2020. This is a result of the ongoing COVID pandemic and the increase in cases for Montgomery County. All public events, that were previously scheduled, are canceled until further notice. Virtual seminars are being scheduled starting… Read more »

What If There’s a Traumatic Brain Injury?

What If There’s a Traumatic Brain Injury? Virtual Seminar: Access Center for Independent Living training September 16, 2020 3:00 – 4:30 pm Eastern Please Share! Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 976 0565 6303 Password: 679321 One tap mobile +13126266799,,97605656303#,,,,0#,,679321# US (Chicago) +16468769923,,97605656303#,,,,0#,,679321# US (New York) Dial by your location… Read more »

COVID Unmet Needs Survey regarding Persons with Disabilities

We are asking for assistance in gathering community feedback through a brief survey. The survey is a tool to help find gaps in emergency response plans for individuals with disabilities and those receiving home care supports by caregivers (paid and non-paid). Advocates are working with some local health departments to… Read more »

COVID-19 Symptoms

admin   April 28, 2020   No Comments on COVID-19 Symptoms

Watch for symptoms: People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms or combinations of symptoms may have COVID-19: Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Or at… Read more »

COVID-19 and the provisions of HCBS services and supports

On behalf of Director Corcoran, thank you for bringing forward timely and practical questions regarding how the COVID-19 emergency may impact home and community-based service provision.  Please see responses to your specific questions below: Q: How do we conduct supervisory visits, which are required? Can these be done virtually?  … Read more »

Ohio Medicaid Waiver Alignment Phase III Delay

Good afternoon. Due to the COVID-19 emergency and the reorganization of priorities, Waiver Alignment Phase III has been delayed until 1/1/2021.  This delay includes promulgation of new OAC rule 5160-44-23 – specialized medical equipment, supplies and devices and new OAC rule 5160-44-21 – vehicle modifications.  Waiver amendment submission will be… Read more »

ILRU: Disaster Hotline – The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

The IL-NET National Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Center at ILRU is providing support to centers for independent living and statewide independent living councils as we all navigate the unprecedented times of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are sharing the resource below in support of the communities you serve. Please… Read more »

Virtual Space: Weekly Breaking Silences Peer Group

Please join our weekly virtual space: Breaking Silences Peer Group Hosted by: Dr. Julie Williams from Wright State University and Maria Matzik of Access Center for Independent Living This virtual discussion group is held every Thursday evening from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. The group’s intent is to offer community… Read more »