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Charlottesville Cardinals bring Wheelchair Basketball to Walton Middle School

Nov 22 2022

The Charlottesville Cardinals team was at Walton Middle School demonstrating how they play and giving kids a chance to experience the game from their point of view. See More

Pregnant Women with Disabilities more likely to experience Partner Violence

Oct 19 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – A recent study by the University of Virginia says pregnant women with disabilities are more likely to experience violence in relationships.

“We also know that health care providers are less likely to discuss sexual and reproductive health care with this population, often viewing them as asexual. So, these women aren’t receiving critical information on contraception and other important aspects of sexual and reproductive health care,” Jeanne Alhusen said.

Women with disabilities also struggle to find help and resources if they do reach out for help.  Read More

Job Offer Taken Back from Woman with One Hand – Feds Say Now They Pay

Oct 18 2022

A woman was offered a job after passing a test with a perfect score. Then a staffing company took back its offer because the woman has one hand and they assumed she couldn’t do the work, federal officials say. As a result, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit, accusing the company’s branch in Orem, Utah of disability discrimination, according to the agency.  Read More

 

Are you keeping up-to-date on your COVID vaccine?

Oct 6 2022

Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines Including Boosters

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Let’s Talk – Living with a Disability

Sep 21 2022

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Aug 8 2022

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Aug 5 2022

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How the Supreme Court is setting back disability rights-without even trying

Jul 5 2022

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The rightward shift in the court that made the Dobbs decision possible, and the fact that the author of the Olmstead dissent has outlasted all the justices who supported it, shows how endangered disability rights are and explains why many people within the community are afraid the ADA is next on the chopping block.

Piedmont Health District Offers Four Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Next Week

May 20 2022

FARMVILLE, Va. – The Piedmont Health District will offer four free COVID-19 vaccination clinics next week (May 25-May 28) across the health district. The clinics will offer first, second, additional primary and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to the public. All clinics will be held outside, so please dress appropriately for the weather. Read More

U.S. Access Board Seeks Information on Low Transfer Surface Height for Medical Diagnostic Equipment

May 20 2022

The U.S. Access Board currently has an open comment period through , 2022 regarding the appropriate low-height of medical diagnostic equipment with transfer surfaces, including examination tables and chairs and diagnostic imaging medical equipment with tables, so that the equipment can be adjusted to accommodate the broadest range of users. Read More