disabilities

State Legislatures

Governor Ducey Signs Five Bipartisan Bills

Creates Better Protections for Individuals with Disabilities, Students, Pets, Homeowners Governor Doug Ducey ceremonially signed five bills that create better protections for those with disabilities, students and pets. “Our goal should always be to serve the people who hired us – the men and women of Arizona,” said Governor Ducey. “Today’s ceremonial bill signing marks five important bills that give

Local

Yavapai Exceptional Industries and Gripstone Make Exercise Fun for ‘YEI-hoos’

Photo: YEI guys Allen Thomas, left, and Matthew Black climb at Gripstone Climbing and Café in Prescott Since November 2019, guys and gals from Yavapai Exceptional Industries (YEI!) have been rising to a challenge—literally—as they rock climb at Gripstone Climbing. The partnership is part of YEI’s Developmental Activities Program (DAP); Dakota King, director of the

Special Olympics Arizona

Governor Ducey Announces Investment Of $1 Million To Special Olympics Arizona Healthy Athletes Program

Funding Will Expand Health Services To Arizonans With Disabilities Governor Doug Ducey today announced a $1 million investment in Special Olympics Arizona to improve the lives of Arizonans with intellectual disabilities. The investment will expand the Healthy Athletes program, which provides critical services including general and mental health, physical therapy, dental and vision. The funds are allocated from

Education

Deaf students at Arizona school will learn virtually, but not without obstacles

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students are adjusting to their new normal when it comes to online classes, virtual events and social distancing to prevent the spread of the disease. But for deaf and hard of hearing students in Arizona public schools, as well as for many more enrolled in private schools, these adjustments introduce new

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