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What Is A Center For Independent Living?

What Is A Center For Independent Living?

CILs Defined “Independent Living does not mean that we want to do everything by ourselves, do not need anybody or like to live in isolation. Independent Living means that we demand the same choices and control in our every-day lives that our non-disabled brothers and sisters, neighbors and friends take for granted. We want to … Continue reading

The ILRC to Award Two $2,500 Scholarships

The ILRC to Award Two $2,500 Scholarships

The ILRC of Northeast Florida will award two scholarships to students with disabilities in Northeast Florida. Students with disabilities from Duval, Nassau, Clay, Baker and St. Johns are eligible to apply. Deadline: July 8, 2013 Dean Pritchard Scholarship – $2,500 Dean Pritchard’s impact on our community will never be forgotten. A former ILRC Board Member, her … Continue reading

EPC Workshop: 9-1-1 Considerations for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing with Dr. Wolfgang Kampichler

EPC Workshop: 9-1-1 Considerations for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing with Dr. Wolfgang Kampichler

The Emergency Preparedness Conference for Persons with Disabilities was created in the wake of the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. Annually, The ILRC of Northeast Florida hosts this conference to ready the disability community for an emergency through education and action. Workshop Information: 9-1-1 Considerations for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing In times of emergency, emergency response teams often … Continue reading

EPC Workshop: Medical Considerations with Dr. Jeff Swindling, CVS

EPC Workshop: Medical Considerations with Dr. Jeff Swindling, CVS

The Emergency Preparedness Conference for Persons with Disabilities was created in the wake of the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. Annually, The ILRC of Northeast Florida hosts this conference to ready the disability community for an emergency through education and action. Workshop Information: Medical Considerations During this presentation, you will learn how to handle medical issues in an emergency situation. Some … Continue reading

EPC Workshop: Shelter in Place vs. Evacuate with Kathy Barnett

EPC Workshop: Shelter in Place vs. Evacuate with Kathy Barnett

The Emergency Preparedness Conference for Persons with Disabilities was created in the wake of the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. Annually, The ILRC of Northeast Florida hosts this conference to ready the disability community for an emergency through education and action. Workshop Information: Shelter in Place vs. Evacuate In the time of an emergency, the decision to stay at home … Continue reading

Spirit of the ADA: Registration is OPEN

Spirit of the ADA: Registration is OPEN

Download the Spirit of the ADA 2012 Flyer here… Join The ILRC of Northeast Florida and the City of Jacksonville’s Military Affairs, Veterans and Disabled Services Division at the 5th annual SPIRIT OF THE ADA.  The event, celebrating October as Disability Awareness Month, will be at the JACKSONVILLE ZOO & GARDENS on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2012 from … Continue reading

Thank you from the ILRC Deaf Consumer Program

July was a busy month for our Deaf Consumer Program. We had the privilege of welcoming a new family to the Jacksonville community. This family, made up of a deaf mother and her children, came to the area seeking refuge from a difficult situation in another state. The family had traveled to Florida with nothing but … Continue reading