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Celebrating the ADA’s 32nd Anniversary

July 26 marks the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the civil rights law that has changed the lives of people with disabilities in America.

A Caretaker’s Perspective On The Importance Of ICS

For more than two decades, Independence Care System (ICS) has supported the lives of people with disabilities, focusing on the health, mobility and independence of members to ensure they remain active and independent in their communities. By collaborating with service providers and advocates who work on members’ behalf, and connecting with members to gain a deep understanding of their needs and values, ICS has touched the lives of countless members, along with their families, caregivers and loved ones.

On A Roll Wheelchair Program Supports Disability Community

“When an On A Roll clinician is working with someone, it’s ‘how can I support you?’ We have to have a give and take relationship,” said Independence Care System (ICS) Senior Vice President, Rehab and Mobility Services Jean Minkel. “Only the person with the lived experience is the ‘expert’ of their lives. We listen to them — we are in partnership with them.”

Sharifa Abu-Hamda Disability Advocate

Civics League Secures A+D Ointment, Catheters for Members

Members of the Civics League for Disability Rights (CLDR) recently achieved several important victories for CLDR and Independence Care System (ICS) members, including ensuring accessibility to A+D Ointment as a moisture barrier cream and securing additional catheters for members to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs).

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ICS Recognized as Leading Disability Employer by NOD

Independence Care System (ICS) has been recognized as a 2021 Leading Disability Employer by the National Organization on Disability (NOD), a significant honor and the first in the organization’s 20-plus year history.

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A Caretaker’s Perspective On The Importance Of ICS

For more than two decades, Independence Care System (ICS) has supported the lives of people with disabilities, focusing on the health, mobility and independence of members to ensure they remain active and independent in their communities. By collaborating with service providers and advocates who work on members’ behalf, and connecting with members to gain a deep understanding of their needs and values, ICS has touched the lives of countless members, along with their families, caregivers and loved ones.

On A Roll Wheelchair Program Supports Disability Community

“When an On A Roll clinician is working with someone, it’s ‘how can I support you?’ We have to have a give and take relationship,” said Independence Care System (ICS) Senior Vice President, Rehab and Mobility Services Jean Minkel. “Only the person with the lived experience is the ‘expert’ of their lives. We listen to them — we are in partnership with them.”