Vocational Rehabilitation

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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Nonprofit brings beach access mat to Clearwater beach

A local nonprofit is making the beach more accessible for people with disabilities. According to a press release from Help Us Gather (HUG), a 372-foot-long...
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COVID-19 closures

Giving Thanks with Meals on Wheels Tampa

Every Thanksgiving season MidPoint spotlights issues of food insecurity and we always look for "the helpers." The crew from Meals on Wheels Tampa, Cindy Vann,...
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Students, Deaf and Hard of Hearing community lead USF protest

Over 100 students and members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community rallied at the University of South Florida last week for support for...
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USF students stand with signs in support of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community

Tampa partners with AARP to become an “age-friendly city”

There are already more than forty Florida communities that AARP considers “Age-Friendly” and Tampa wants to be next.
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Tampa Mayor Jane Castor on ERA

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...
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Bills could gut funding for Floridians with disabilities

Senators and Representatives are seeking to inspect and evaluate the Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and eventually repeal it if it doesn’t show solvency.

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