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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019

Care provider for Spokane adults with disabilities accused of neglect, abuse one year after sister company shut down

A year after shutting down a troubled provider of in-home care for people with developmental disabilities, the Washington Department of Social and Health Services is cutting ties with the provider’s …

Under Joya, serving same Guilds’ School way

In 1960, Spokane Guilds’ School & Neuromuscular Center first launched for children with developmental disabilities. But while mission remains, much has changed, now reflected in new name: Joya Child & …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019

New WSU program opens college’s doors to those with developmental disabilities

Evan Henniger’s parents never thought college would be a possibility for their son. Evan, 20, was diagnosed with Down syndrome shortly after his birth, and the prospect of venturing away …

Merry Glen a unique option in long-term care

Merry Glen, a nonprofit family cooperative, is a unique option in long-term care for people with disabilities.

Lakeland cuts to specialized services are improper, feds say

Lakeland Village, the state-run nursing facility for the developmentally disabled, is under fire from federal regulators for what’s described as improper cuts in specialized services to nearly 30 residents. The …

State audit finds developmental disabilities program underfunded

OLYMPIA – More than 15,000 people who qualify for a program to aid the disabled are on a waiting list and receive no services because there’s not enough money, a …

State cutting some cash assistance

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is reducing or eliminating payments to about 1,250 residents receiving cash assistance under the Aid for the Aged, Blind and Disabled program. Agency …