NJCDD’s Disability in Focus BLOG

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Welcome to the NJCDD’s blog on important developmental disabilities news and views from across New Jersey and around the country.

With each new post, we’ll be following important news, legislation, and current events that affect people with developmental disabilities and their families. We’ll provide commentary on issues that matter and new trends in our communities. And, occasionally, we’ll invite guest contributors to provide their unique perspectives on a variety of topics important New Jersey’s DD community. Most importantly though, we’ll invite you, our readers, to join the conversation and share your views.

We hope you find the below entries informative and engaging…and we look forward to hearing from you!

Financial Slavery

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By Kevin Nunez I’m a 35-year-old single male with a developmental disability. I’m a capitalist and I love this country but I am financially suffocating. I am writing this […]

Personal Touch and Why It Matters

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By Jesse Schwartzman I am the type of person who likes to use real life examples to explain my points. If I bring up a real-life example, then it […]

A Seat at the Table

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By Jesse Schwartzman Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to make a change so badly but you felt that nothing could be done? I have […]

Direct Support Professional Industry in Need of Overhaul

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By Jeremy Einbinder A person’s disability can affect them in many ways, and many ways in which someone might need assistance. It’s important to support the civil rights and access […]
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