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Press Releases

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New Program to Improve Mental Health and Awareness for People with Disabilities in Rural Texas

The grant-funded program will address the shortage of mental health professionals in communities like Lubbock and Amarillo January 11, 2021 | Press Release.pdf LUBBOCK—January 11th— Community Options,…

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CMS Action to Expand Community-based Options Cited as First Major Move in Decades Supporting People with Disabilities

November 30, 2020 | Press Release.pdf | Advocates Call for Acceleration of Effort Due to Disproportionate Mortality Rates of People with Developmental Disabilities due to the…

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The pandemic's impact on the developmentally disabled is preventable. Here's how

The pandemic’s impact on the developmentally disabled is preventable. Here’s how

November 23, 2020 | A study released in November by the nonprofit FAIR Health found that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are three times more…

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Community Options Presents Senator Bob Casey with Betty Pendler Award

Press Release.pdf PRINCETON, NJ – November 19, 2020 – Community Options, Inc. awarded U.S. Senator Bob Casey with their Betty Pendler Award today in recognition of his…

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New Study Reveals Disproportionate Impact of Pandemic on People with Disabilities; Mortality Rates Triple That of General Public

Advocates for Developmentally Disabled Note Lack of Data for Congregate Care Facilities Means That Mortality Rates Could Be Even Higher November 16, 2020 | Press Release.pdf |…

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Kerry Brady – New York State Director

Community Options New York Welcomes Kerry Brady as State Director

November 03, 2020 | Press Release.pdf NEW YORK, NY (November 2, 2020) – Community Options New York, Inc. has named Kerry Brady as State Director in New…

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Media Coverage

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How your new coworking space can help those with disabilities

April 20, 2021 | The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the face of corporate work. As social distancing guidelines were implemented, working from home became the new…

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Why South Carolina should end wage discrimination against those with disabilities

April 17, 2021 | A joint resolution filed by State Sen. Katrina Shealy last month would undo more than 80 years of wage discrimination against workers…

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Meaningful Employment + Hard Work = Big Impact

I love going to work each shift, and I like my co-workers and manager a lot. They give employees free soda fountain/iced teas refills during their shifts,…

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COVID is adding scores of newly disabled employees – and challenges – to the workforce

March 28, 2021 | “Disabilities are part of life,” Stack said. “We’re going to be your neighbor. We’re going to be in your community. Disabilities don’t…

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NJ flower shop giving residents with disabilities a creative outlet

March 23, 2021 | We bring you an update on a business where possibilities are blooming. Two years ago, our cameras were there when Vaseful Flower…

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Community Options Inc. provides School to Employment Services

March 5, 2021 | Community Options Inc. is offering School to Employment Services and learning sessions for students and adults with disabilities. The next session, “Don’t…

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