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Independence Radio: Danny Perry: Big Changes at ICS

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Why is ICS closing its managed long-term care plan (MLTC)? How…

The Independent Has Gone Digital!

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Beginning this month, The Independent will now have a permanent home on ICS' website.

Independence Radio: Marilyn Saviola and the Fight for Independence

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“It never felt right that I shouldn’t be able to live in…

Disability Film Fest

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A full preview of the 2015 ReelAbilities Film Festival. This year it's in New York City with new films, shorts, musical performances, and special guests!

Members Join ICS Community, Beat Isolation

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For too many older adults and people with physical disabilities,…

Able’s Angela Melledy—Publisher, Advocate, Changemaker

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Many people struggle with finding inspiration in their work.…

Starting Out at ICS—A New Employee’s Perspective

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I joined Independence Care System (ICS) in October as the Director…

Transcending Stereotypes of Disabled Women through Art

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Feminism? I had not heard the word since the 1970s. So when I…

Tamara Kolesnikova – A Journey of Love and Strength

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In the years following her 1996 immigration to the United States…
ICS Artists Bound for the Bronx!

ICS Artists Bound for the Bronx!

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Each week, the ICS Brooklyn office transforms itself—into an…
Disability Competency a Priority at ICS

Young Women With Disabilities Flaunt Their Fashions!

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Have you heard of the acclaimed Sundance Channel TV Program Push…
HUD Issues New Guidance to Expand Housing Options For People With Disabilities

HUD Issues New Guidance to Expand Housing Options For People With Disabilities

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June 22nd marks the 14th anniversary of the United States Supreme…
May is Arthritis Awareness Month

May is Arthritis Awareness Month

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Inflamed joints, pain, swelling, stiffness—the symptoms of…

“From Within” Conference Empowers Women with Disabilities

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How would you like to spend a day feeling absolutely good enough—just…

Finding the Holiday Spirit

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It has been a difficult few months here on the East coast.…
Giving Thanks

Giving thanks

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In his Thanksgiving proclamation yesterday, President Obama reminded…

Accessible Dispatch: New Yorkers Rollin' On Out

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After a long, hot summer debating New York City’s responsibility…

ICS Member Council, Helping Big Feel Small

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In the 15 years I’ve been with my current health insurance…

Big Changes Coming for People with Disabilities - Know Your Rights

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You’re a person with a disability. You need home care and other…

ICS Makes Good on the Promise of the ADA

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When we set out to create the nonprofit organization that became…