Recreation Resources for People with Disabilities

Now this is a good idea. New York State Inclusive Recreation Resource Center ALL people should play wherever they choose! The Center is here to help make recreation inclusive for all people. Whether it is through training, information, technical assistance, an inclusivity assessment, or a recreation referral, we are here to make sure that all [...]

By |2015-04-03T15:27:34+00:00April 3rd, 2015|Categories: General, Medicaid, New York, Technology, Travels|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Recreation Resources for People with Disabilities

New York State Therap Conference

It may have just turned to spring but we are already looking forward to our New York State Conference. This year it will be held in Western NY and there is certain to be topics of interest for both new and experienced Therapites. If you have topics of your own you want to present to [...]

By |2015-04-03T13:59:07+00:00April 3rd, 2015|Categories: Conferences, General, Medicaid, New York, Regulations, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on New York State Therap Conference

DOJ Unveils New On-line ADA Complaint Form

Since we are all about technology I thought this was interesting. The Department of Justice is pleased to announce that, as of today, individuals wishing to file ADA complaints with the Department will be able to fill out the form and submit it completely electronically. Filers will also immediately receive a "reference number" that can [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:36+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: General, Medicaid, Technology, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on DOJ Unveils New On-line ADA Complaint Form

March is Disability Awareness Month

I was going to put up something historical and biographical but ran across this article by Robert B. Fleming, CELA.  He recently posted this on the Special Needs Alliance web site and I thought he did the historical part and then identified the challenges still having to be addressed and overcome.  Thank you to all [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:36+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on March is Disability Awareness Month

Therap warms up the winter

Certainly everyone is bundling up, cuddling up, and some are simply fed up with winter. While you brave the elements rest assured Therap Services is with you in your activities whether in the office, on the road, in the community or in a snowbank. While you are trying to entertain yourself and do your work, [...]

Year end rush

It seems like forever since I was in the office long enough to catch up on things. I believe I am not the only one who has had a very busy year. So, here is wishing everyone a little peace and quiet as we usher out 2014. Despite year end there remains a lot of [...]

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Expect. Employ. Empower. Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. The theme for 2014 is "Expect. Employ. Empower."

By |2014-10-09T13:54:18+00:00October 9th, 2014|Categories: General, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Olmstead 15 year anniversary

Do you remember the impact the Olmstead decision had back then? The Promise of Olmstead: 15 Years Later The 15th Anniversary of Olmstead video compilation is a DOJ/HHS tribute to the dedicated and brave individuals who have brought to life the Olmstead decision's promise of community integration for people with disabilities. The video features images and live [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:37+00:00September 12th, 2014|Categories: General, Medicaid|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Olmstead 15 year anniversary

Direct Support Recognition

I may not be the first to write about this but I am very thankful for the work the Direct Support Staff provide throughout all of the health services arena. The work is endless, varied, challenging, and is appreciated by all who they touch. Here is a link for the Senate Resolution designating Direct Support [...]

By |2014-08-22T14:42:12+00:00August 22nd, 2014|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Direct Support Recognition


Some things just never go away and here is a link that can detail how to become a DISCO. This power point has timelines, definitions, and details the care coordination aspect of managed care.  As usual Therap has been aware of these upcoming challenges and will work with the provider network to ensure support  of [...]

By |2014-07-25T15:24:53+00:00July 25th, 2014|Categories: Billing, General, Medicaid, Regulations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on DISCO IS ALIVE!!
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