Michelle Detweiler, President and CEO of Parc Center for Disabilities

Parc Center for Disabilities marks 70 years serving Pinellas County, plans expansion

The president and CEO of the Parc Center for Disabilities joined WMNF WaveMakers with Janet & Tom to discuss the non-profit’s 70th anniversary and its ambitious expansion plans. She was joined by Peter Mondorf, who...

A company is using Artificial Intelligence to help people with dyslexia

Dyslexia affects 1 out of every 5 people, there’s a company using AI to help people with dyslexia. The program is called Dysolve.
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Florida lawmakers lift the cap on private school vouchers for students with disabilities

The Florida Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would temporarily lift a cap on participation in a voucher program.

Feds fire back at Florida in a nursing home kids case

The U.S. Department of Justice opposes Florida’s attempt to halt an injunction requiring keeping some children out of nursing homes.
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Florida faces a class action lawsuit over Medicaid for people with disabilities

A judge has cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit alleging that Florida’s Medicaid program has violated federal laws by denying coverage for incontinence supplies for adults with disabilities.

The ADA just turned 31 and Floridians with disabilities are still fighting for voting access

The Americans with Disabilities Act turned 31-years-old Monday. The landmark law was supposed to ensure equal access to employment, public entities and public accommodations. Floridians with disabilities are still fighting for that access. The most...
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New transit option for Hillsborough residents with disabilities

Hillsborough County’s transit authority has a program called HART Plus that gives door-to-door on-demand transportation for people with disabilities that are enrolled in the program; but a new program involving taxi cabs will supplement HART...

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