Petition Started For Child Refused Kidney Transplant at Philly Childrens Hospital

An online petition has been launched for a child refused a transplant due to her quality of life being to low due to a developmental disability according to the transplant committee at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Please take the time to sign the petition.    Continue reading “Petition Started For Child Refused Kidney Transplant at Philly Childrens Hospital”

Portage, MI Autism Treatment Center Backwards Step

The local news here is jumping all over a new long term locked treatment facility for youth on the Autism Spectrum in Portage, MI.  The facility run by local adult foster care non profit Residential Opportunities Incorporated  (ROI) of Kalamazoo, MI would lock away kids for six to eighteen months in a facility known as The Great Lakes Center for Autism Treatment and Research. Continue reading “Portage, MI Autism Treatment Center Backwards Step”

Sheltered Workshops, Medicaid and Fred Upton

Sheltered Workshops are one of the biggest segregation and anti inclusion issues for people with various disabilities.  They remove people with various disabilities from the normal workforce, pay them at a sub minimum wage pay and basically financially exploit people with disabilities for the profit of organizations running sheltered workshops.   Continue reading “Sheltered Workshops, Medicaid and Fred Upton”