“We constantly look for opportunities to fight the stigma of ‘can’t’, when it comes to disability,” says Morris. “This collaboration shows how important it is to celebrate the diversity that makes us each of us unique.”
The Independent Living Resource Center of Northeast Florida will celebrate the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Sunday, October 29th at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. In partnership with the City of Jacksonville’s Disabled Services Division and the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, 1,000 tickets will be distributed to individuals in the disability community and their guests.
The ILRC Youth Services will be hosting a mentor-mentee event with the Freedom Boat Club at the Julington Creek Marina on Monday, October 16th to celebrate Disability Mentoring Month.
One of government’s primary responsibilities is to protect residents and visitors. Providing emergency shelter during disasters and emergencies is a basic way of carrying out this duty.
This notice is a reminder that all health insurers, managed care organizations and other health entities must comply with the provisions of section 252.358, Florida Statutes.
A transportation discussion on issues facing people with disabilities with Tyler Morris from the Independent Living Resource Center, board member Sharon Hoffmeyer and WJCT reporter Ryan Benk
Join us on a national teleconference September 21st as we discuss parenting with a disability, opportunities available for advocacy and your rights as a parent.
Dr. Kristine Webb, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education and former director of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) at the University of North Florida. Under her direction, the DRC experienced tremendous growth in the numbers of students who use accommodations and services and the number of successful graduates increased 10 times more than the previous decade.