Lauren Fedele

For many, each fourth of July holiday wraps up with a booming firework display that lights up the night sky with colors of red, white, and blue. While this tradition is exciting, there are some things you should keep in mind to ensure you and those around you all have a safe and fun day. 

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PTSD Awareness Day

Posted by Lauren Fedele on Jun 27, 2022 1:57:24 PM

For over a decade, June 27th has been set aside as a day to advocate for those who may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Nearly 12 million adults in the U.S. suffer from PTSD during a given year, often developing as a result of a traumatic event. 

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23 Years of the Olmstead Decision

Posted by Lauren Fedele on Jun 22, 2022 9:42:05 AM

On this day 23 years ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the rights of people with disabilities to live where they want to live, including community-based housing. This ruling came from Olmstead v. L.C.  (Olmstead) which declared that under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), people with disabilities cannot be unnecessarily segregated and must receive services in the most integrated setting possible. 

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