Justice Department and ADA

Updates you may want to review. The Justice Department has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) intended to revise the Department's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) title II and title III regulations to implement the requirements of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The comment period for the proposed rule closes on March 31, 2014. Congress passed [...]

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OMIG and Therap Equals Compliance

Therap answers need for communication among staff, compliance, and Governing Committees. Providers are required by Federal and State Statute to have programs of due diligence for the prevention and identification of criminal activity. In addition, communication to and from compliance officer, staff, administration, and most importantly Governing Board as the vehicle for compliance to these [...]

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Justice Center in New York

  The Justice Center has released a document called Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).  Although it is listed as that I think it is a pretty good reference document and is something to bookmark for easy access. Here is the link. http://www.justicecenter.ny.gov/about/faq/pdf              

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August User Group Meeting

Another great meeting with some wonderful Therapites. We had a good morning discussion and it must contributed to our hosts, and maybe those NY bagels. Thanks to everyone at Human First.

2013-Direct Support Professionals week September 8-14

On July 31, led by U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Susan Collins (R-ME), the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a resolution designating the week beginning September 8 as "National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week." This year's resolution marks the sixth consecutive year of recognition by the U.S. Senate for this essential workforce. Senate Resolution 208 recognizes [...]

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OMIG Findings – Therap Solution for Systems Findings

Although Therap Services provides a comprehensive solution for electronic health records there is still the need for human interaction to ensure compliance. Please review where agencies continue to be out of compliance with OMIG audits.   Just released:  OMIG publishes an updated list of Compliance Best Practices, Opportunities for Enhancement and Insufficiencies.   These lists are [...]

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ADA Anniversary Week

  Twenty-three years ago this week, our nation committed to a comprehensive mandate to eliminate discrimination against people with disabilities by enacting the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Here is a link to the Message from the Acting Assistant Attorney General. http://www.ada.gov/samuels-ltr-23-anniversary.html

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New Release and July User Group Meeting

  The timing could not have been better. Release on the 20th and then a user group meeting on the 25th. Here is where we will be meeting at 10:00am  Allegany ARC  240 O'Connor Street,  Wellsville, NY 14895 Here is a link to register. User Group Registration It is beautiful country and a good excuse [...]

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Therap Upcoming Events

  Good day; I hope your 4th was great. Now we turn our eyes onto the next upcoming events and that is our Regional Conferences. Here is a link for review and registration. Buffalo - https://www.therapservices.net/conferences/?p=2248 Syracuse - https://www.therapservices.net/conferences/?p=2329 One of our biggest draws is provider presentations. Some of you have already contacted me with [...]

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Self Advocates for New York

  Hey there everybody; Self-advocates are the force of the past and future. Here is a link to their latest newsletter. I am looking for our New York entries.............. http://www.theriotrocks.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Riot-Summer2013.pdf

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