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April 24 – Director’s Task Force on Oral Health and Access to Dental Care

Mr. Lance D. Himes, Interim Director of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), has convened the 2014 Task Force on Oral Health and Access to Dental Care and they want to hear from YOU! The Northeast Ohio regional meeting will be held on Thursday, April 24 at: Kent Library 312 West Main Street Kent, OH...
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Developmental Disability Awareness and Advocacy Day – March 4, 2014

This week’s blog post was written by two parents whose children receive therapy services at UCP of Greater Cleveland. They both attended the Developmental Disability Awareness and Advocacy Day on March 4 in Columbus. Read on to hear about each of their experiences at this inspiring event. Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 was Developmental Disabilities (DD)...
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The Cleveland International Film Fesitval is Now Open!

Are you looking for something fun to do these next two weeks? Then head over to the Cleveland International Film Festival, which runs until March 30, 2014. We encourage you to see the UCP of Greater Cleveland community-sponsored film LIFE FEELS GOOD. The film tells the story of a young man with cerebral palsy and...
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UCP of Greater Cleveland is a proud sponsor of CIFF

UCP of Greater Cleveland is proud to be a community sponsor for LIFE FEELS GOOD, a Polish film at the 38th annual Cleveland International Film Festival. The film centers around a young man with cerebral palsy and his lifelong journey to be understood. Click here to view the film’s trailer. The film will be shown...
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Individuals with Disabilities Still Encounter Voting Problems

More than a decade after Congress took steps to ensure equal access for people with disabilities at the polls, a new report finds that legal, physical and attitudinal barriers remain. During the 2012 election cycle, 1 in 5 voters with disabilities said they were kept from casting their ballot on their own and more than...
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