We have received many questions regarding the Covid-19 vaccine and want to provide an update to all the participants of Orion ISO. Orion ISO has been seeking clarification from the Dept of Human Services and the MN Dept of Health on vaccines for people utilizing CDCS, CSG, and the Individualized Home Supports/Personal Support Program. […]
Name: Sarah Smith Position: Morning Sun Ohio Program Coordinator How long have you worked for the company: I started towards the end of January 2019 Describe what summer is like in the state you live: Summer in Ohio (to me) means cooking out with friends and family, going to watch the Columbus Clippers play (local […]
The Disability Rights Section (DRS) celebrates and commemorates the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. DRS, along with our partners across the Civil Rights Division and in U.S. Attorneys’ Offices across the country, works diligently every day to advance the ADA’s goals. We are immensely grateful for the tremendous impact […]
Name: Nakia Gresham Position: Morning Sun Alabama Program Coordinator/ HR Specialist How long have you worked for the company: 10 months Describe what summer is like in the state you live: In Alabama, during the summer months, it is hot and the humidity is suffocating so we tend to do the majority of activities in […]
Twenty years ago, the Supreme Court issued the groundbreaking decision in Olmstead v. L.C., holding that unjustified segregation of people with disabilities in institutions is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). To learn more about the Olmstead Decision click here. Watch this video to learn more about Minnesota’s Olmstead […]
May is Mental Health Month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness released this fact sheet about the statistics and consequences of mental illness in America.
Honor recognizes psychologists who improve communities, benefit society WASHINGTON – Dr. Rebecca Thomley of Headwaters Relief Organization has been named a 2018 APA Citizen Psychologist by the American Psychological Association for her promotion of volunteerism. “Dr. Thomley exemplifies the definition of a Citizen Psychologist by using psychology to make her community a better place,” said […]
While the holidays can be joyous and happy for many, for others they can be really difficult. Giving back during this time of the year can be especially rewarding and really make someone’s day a little brighter. Who knows, you may start a chain reaction, inspiring others to spread kindness around as well! Here are […]
We’re excited to announce that Dr. Rebecca Thomley is being recognized by Minnesota Business Magazine as one of the 2018 (Real) Power 50 business leaders in the city. The list of honorees is impressive, and to be included with other “remarkable players in the Minnesota business community with a knack for getting things done” is […]
Minnesota has suicide prevention and mental health crisis texting services available 24 hours a day. Please help spread the word about this! Read more!