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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Posted in Advocacy, and Disability

Make a career of humanity, commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights.You will make a greater person of…

Posted by NWVCIL on Monday, January 18, 2016

Bill Would Expand Access to Community Living

Posted in Advocacy, Disability, and Public Awareness

"Under a bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., all individuals with disabilities who are deemed eligible…

Posted by NWVCIL on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

ABLE Accounts May Be Available Sooner Than Expected

Posted in Disability, and Public Awareness

Wonderful news about ABLE accounts. "Tucked inside a tax bill approved by lawmakers last month is a provision that…

Posted by NWVCIL on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

FSN Training Day

Posted in Advocacy, Disability, Public Awareness, and Training

This year the Fair Shake Network (FSN) Training Day will be held on February 9, 2016 at Emmanuel Baptist Church located at 1401 Washington Street West, Charleston, WV 25302.

Disability Advocacy Day at the Capitol will be February 10, 2016

The theme for the conference is “RISE UP –HEAR MY VOICE.”

For more information, to register for the conference, or to apply for a stipend, please visit

Changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule May Help Distinguish Mental Illness from Violence

Posted in Disability, and Public Awareness

"Millions of people have mental illnesses and not a violent thought or idea. Millions of other people have violent…

Posted by NWVCIL on Wednesday, January 6, 2016