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“State rep sees need to fix mental health system”

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This July 26, 2014 Daily Times News article from Delaware County, PA, talks about legislation being proposed by state Rep. Margo Davidson that, at first glance, seems to be very similar to what Rep. Tim Murphy has proposed.  Like Murphy’s bill, Davidson’s bill includes things like assisted outpatient treatment and other services for the seriously mentally ill.

“Westmoreland celebrates Americans with Disabilities Act’s anniversary”

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This July 26, 2014 TribLive News article talks about celebrations held in Westmoreland County, PA at their county courthouse to celebrate the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which is an act that in the disability community is compareable to the civil rights act that added protections for race and ethnicity.  the ADA offers protections against the abuse or neglect of people with disabilities in addition to setting standards for things like accessibility of public places and work place accommodations.

This is the internationally recognized symbol ...

This is the internationally recognized symbol for accessibility (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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