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Apps as assistive technology: The widening world of apps
New apps for our smartphones, tablets, and computers seem to appear on an hourly basis and can range in price from several hundred dollars or are free to download, but may require a monthly fee or in-app purchases. Apps designed … Continue reading
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Honoring and Supporting Those Who Served
On November 11th, we will pause to honor the men and women who have served in the US military in times of war and peace. According to the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics there are nearly 22 million veterans … Continue reading
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Day
Beginning in 2010, Congress named June 27th as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Day (S. Res. 455) and, for the last four years during the month of June, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has asked everyone to help them … Continue reading
What is Vocational Rehabilitation?
Vocational rehabilitation (VR) is a group of services that are designed to enable people with disabilities to gain the skills and resources that they need to compete in the interview process, get a job, and keep a job. VR services … Continue reading
Mental Health Awareness Week 2012!
In 1990 the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) efforts to raise awareness on mental illness and psychiatric disabilities. Since its inception, … Continue reading
Posted in Event, Website Tagged Mental Health America, mental illness, Mental Illness Awareness Week, military, National Alliance on Mental Illness, National Depression Screening Day, National Institute of Mental Health, National Suidice Prevention Lifeline, psychiatric disabilities, Screening for Mental Health, screenings, students, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Leave a comment
1st Annual America’s VetDogs 5K Run/Walk
On Sunday, April 3, 2011 from 7:00 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, Maryland the 1st Annual America’s VetDogs 5K Run/Walk will take place. America’s VetDogs serves the needs and disabled veterans and active duty … Continue reading
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