ICS Helps Member Reach Employment and Housing Goals

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Two Independence Care System (ICS) staff were recently praised…

Independence Radio: How To Talk With Your Doctor

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On the latest episode of Independence Radio, host Stephanie Wallace…

Securing An Apartment For An ICS Member

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Independence Care System (ICS) Community Health Worker Tirso…

On A Roll Wheelchair Services Now Open to the Public!

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The ICS comprehensive wheelchair evaluation program is now called…

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and the Disability Rights Movement

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In thinking about Dr. Martin Luther King as his birthday approaches,…

Independence Radio: Sex and Dating With a Disability

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To start the New Year right, Independence Radio host Stephanie…

CDPAANYS Hosts New York #SaveCDPA Listening Tour

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In an effort to engage consumers, personal care assistants and…

ICS Member’s Lawsuit Increases Accessibility

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Independence Care System (ICS) and Civics League for Disability…

Marilyn Saviola – Five Decades of Raising Hell for Her Community

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 Marilyn Saviola, Disability Rights Advocate,…

Civics League Protests Governor Cuomo’s Service Cuts

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“These are necessary services for our well-being that we need…

Sharifa Abu-Hamda: An Advocate For People With Disabilities

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As people with disabilities continue to face a number of obstacles,…

ICS’ Harry Bonsu Receives Top Award From SUNY New Paltz

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Independence Care System (ICS) Senior Vice President of Administration…

Women With Disabilities Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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In what made for an engaging and educational day, women with…

Victory! Court Rules CDPAP Cuts Unconstitutional

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In a significant victory for New Yorkers with disabilities, Albany…

Preserving an ICS Member’s Job and Independence

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Independence Care System (ICS) Transitions Of Care Director…

Rachael Stacom Honored by National MS Society

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Independence Care System’s (ICS) Senior Vice President of Clinical…

ICS Members Testify At Implicit Bias Hearing

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Independence Care System (ICS) members and staff recently testified…

30 Minutes on Disability-Competent Care

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In what made for an informative and insightful event, Independence…

ICS Members Protest Budget Cuts to Consumer Directed Care

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As pedestrians paced down the sidewalk passed New York State…

Finally! NY to Get Accessible Street Corners

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In what many New Yorkers consider to be a landmark victory, the…

Bronx MS Center Recognized for Top Tier Care

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“We’re able to provide comprehensive care and change health…

ICS Mentorship Program Presented at National MS Conference

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Independence Care System (ICS) Disability Program Director…

Rick Surpin Honored For Advocacy by Commissioner, Mayor

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Independence Care System (ICS) President and CEO Rick Surpin…

EVV: A Roadblock To Independence?

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A number of community members at a recent Electronic Visit Verification…

Barbara “Bobbi” Linn – Advocate Extraordinaire

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Longtime Independence Care System (ICS) member, and founder and…

Making Health Services Accessible

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Independence Care System’s Senior Vice President of Clinical…

Let’s Make Community Integration Real

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The 1990 passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)…

ICS: MS Society Partner in Care

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“When I see a newly-referred MS patient and she rolls into…