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Andre Floyd
shared courtesy of the Press Herald   DAMARISCOTTA, Maine – Until last year, Joshua Strong wasn’t in charge of his own life. Like many other adults with autism, Strong was deemed incapacitated by a judge early in adulthood. Most of his decisions were turned over to a legal guardian – in his case, his father....
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shared courtesy of WAMU 88.5   WASHINGTON, D.C. — “The shortage has been ongoing for many years, but it’s gotten much worse,” says Esme Grant Grewal, vice president of government relations at ANCOR, a trade association that represents disability service providers. “As we see baby boomers age, we’re going to see this deficit and this workforce grow. We just...
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shared courtesy of Penn-Mar Human Services   YORK, Pennsylvania – Normandie Ridge, the Continuous Care Retirement Community in York, Pa., didn’t have a dedicated dishwasher until two years ago, when York native Michael Blashock took on the job. As Normandie Ridge Food Service Director Chris Rhoades put it, dining services staff would routinely step in...
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