Recently, the New Jersey Legislature passed a bill banning denying organ transplants for people with disabilities based solely on their disability, and Gov. Chris Christie signed it into law.
Two stories in the Disability Scoop online news feed this week illustrate how the country needs a national push to fulfill one of the key components of the Americans
Community Living vs. Institutional Living As New Jersey goes through the absolutely essential process of reducing its overreliance on its outdated and expensive institutions one of the overriding concerns
New Jersey: Not So Progressive When it Comes to People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
New Jersey ranks high in the average income of its residents. It’s always in the top five, whatever think tank or media org is doing the ranking, and for
Kudos to Governor Chris Christie for showing the resolve he has brought to other issues to his proposal to close two of New Jersey’s developmental centers. As we have
First I want to thank Peggy for her comments. I hoped, and suspected, if we delved into education it would prompt some activity in the comments section. These things
You need to know a lot to understand education in New Jersey. Too much. It’s probably true everywhere but when I started to look into these issues for coverage
As the state gears up to close Woodbridge and North Jersey developmental centers we are again moving through an emotional and important part of that process. Media representatives, the
Straight news accounts of the Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision to uphold an appellate court’s decision to overturn the conviction of Richard Fourtin, Jr., convicted in January 2008 of attempted
The middle of next month is the deadline for submitting names of people and organizations for the Council’s Community Building Awards. It’s always nice to give and get awards.