Posts

Resources for People with Disabilities During the Coronavirus Pandemic  

/
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge across New York…

Home Care Workers, Personal Aides Allowed To Work Amid Pandemic

/
In an effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in New York…

Independence Radio: Depression and Disability

/
On this episode of Independence Radio, host Stephanie Wallace…

The Able Age Adjustment Act Would Help People With Disabilities Save

/
In 2014, people with disabilities celebrated passage of the Achieving…

Independence Radio: How To Talk With Your Doctor

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

Securing An Apartment For An ICS Member

/
Independence Care System (ICS) Community Health Worker Tirso…

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

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

CDPAANYS Hosts New York #SaveCDPA Listening Tour

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

ICS Member’s Lawsuit Increases Accessibility

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

Civics League Protests Governor Cuomo’s Service Cuts

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

Sharifa Abu-Hamda: An Advocate For People With Disabilities

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

Victory! Court Rules CDPAP Cuts Unconstitutional

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

Rachael Stacom Honored by National MS Society

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

ICS Members Testify At Implicit Bias Hearing

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

30 Minutes on Disability-Competent Care

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

ICS Members Protest Budget Cuts to Consumer Directed Care

/
As pedestrians paced down the sidewalk passed New York State…

Bronx MS Center Recognized for Top Tier Care

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

EVV: A Roadblock To Independence?

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

Barbara “Bobbi” Linn – Advocate Extraordinaire

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

Making Health Services Accessible

/
Independence Care System’s Senior Vice President of Clinical…